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Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Eliminate Big Obama Advantage | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PACs and conservative non-profit groups have helped Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney blunt the massive television adv...

Make 'Em Pay

Jim Worth | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

A message must also be sent to Rove, the Kochs, Romney and the Supreme Court that we are not for sale. This should start by telling Congress that the DISCLOSE Act is a necessary first step to preserving our democracy and the integrity of our elections.

John Celock

Christie Told To Speak 'Boldly' And Behave Like Scott Walker | John Celock | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's 2009 GOP primary opponent is urging him to speak more "boldly" and engage in budget cuts with the vigor of Republican...

Conservative Group Launches $1.2 Million Campaign To Repeal Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

The conservative American Action Network has launched a $1.2 million campaign urging 35 Republican members of the House of Representatives facing toug...

DSCC Files Complaint Over Conservative Groups That Shield Donors

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is set to file a complaint on Monday with the Federal Election Commission arguing that conservativ...

Koch Brothers Reportedly Get Potent Pledge

Politico | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson this week pledged $10 million to the Koch brothers' 2012 efforts, cementing a potent alliance of two of the biggest spend...

Victory on Healthcare a Loss for the Kochs

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

The Koch-funded Right was effective at mobilizing against health care reform, but countless other activists, despite not being as well financed, made sure the Right didn't monopolize the debate. So today, we breathe a sigh of relief.

Jon Ward

National Tea Party Groups Want On GOP Bandwagon But Face Chilly Reception | Jon Ward | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After years of insurgency, national Tea Party groups joined with the Republican establishment in Wisconsin to defeat the Democrats' atte...

Dan Froomkin

Vast Majority Of Secret Money In Presidential Race Spreads Misinformation: Report | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Advocates of unlimited secret political spending say it leads to a more informed electorate, but according to a new study, in reality it...

Big Conservative Groups Assail Obama Over 'Doing Fine'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Conservative groups are following the Mitt Romney campaign in launching big money ad buys assailing the president over his recent line that the "priva...

Koch Brothers Make Ambitious Political Expansion

Politico | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

The Koch brothers’ political operation has increasingly come to resemble its own political party -- and later this month in San Diego, it will hold ...

'Green News Report' - June 14, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.14.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big Oil w...

Peter H. Stone

Koch Brothers Aim To Spread Wealth Through Conservative Ecosystem | Peter H. Stone | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As they strategize to spend as much as $400 million to defeat President Barack Obama and help Republicans win control of Congress, the b...

GOP Groups Planning Record Campaign

Politico | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

Republican super PACs and other outside groups shaped by a loose network of prominent conservatives -- including Karl Rove, the Koch brothers and Tom ...

Campaign 2012: Show Me the Money

Bob Burnett | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

One of the most famous quotes of the Vietnam War came after the battle of Ben Tre when a US military officer said, "It became necessary to destroy the town to save it." That's the situation Obama is in. In 2012 it may be necessary to destroy the political process in order to save it.

When Politics Becomes the Game

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Mann and Ornstein are no lightweight centrists; they are the Republicans of the Republicans. If they see fault in their party's lurch to the far right, then you know things have gotten out of hand.

Paul Blumenthal

Anti-Obama Group Wants To Hide Donors | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The recent district court ruling in the case Van Hollen v. Federal Election Commission that requires groups spending money on certain el...

Republican Groups Fund Ads Attacking Obama With Misinformation

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

Top Republican groups released web videos attacking President Barack Obama last week with an emphasis on the president's record on green-energy invest...

Koch-Backed Group Announces Big Ad Buy Against Obama

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Americans For Prosperity, the conservative group backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch, announced Thursday a $6 million ad buy hitting Preside...

Tea party leader Dick Armey gets first-class treatment

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Rachael MarcusiWatch NewsDick Armey is a former House Majority Leader and current chairman of FreedomWorks, which serves as a hub for tea party g...

Kochs, Lies and Videotape

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

This week as I premiered my new film, Koch Brothers Exposed -- the result of a year-long investigation on how two billionaires are using their wealth ...

Inside Karl Rove's Fight Club

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

A coalition that helped Republicans retake the House majority in 2010 is back and plotting even bigger plans in 2012, with more money, more players --...

Koch Brothers v. Health Care Reform

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

Given this set of facts, the sheer reach of the Koch brothers in the movement to overturn health care reform is staggering. They have seeded and cultivated the very network of organizations that's now threatening to undo the most significant progressive reform in a generation.

Republicans Rally In Wisconsin (Live Updates)

Wauwatosa Patch | Patch Staff | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

Patch will be blogging live Saturday from the "Defending the American Dream" Summit in Milwaukee, an educational and training conference aimed at gear...

Why Is the GOP Ignoring Its Own Climate Scientists About Climate Change?

Marvin Meadors | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green
Marvin Meadors

Before we get conservative politicians to change their minds regarding climate change we must get them to listen, a rather Herculean task in itself.