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Kate Sheppard

Democratic Congressman Wants Federal Investigation Into ALEC-Backed Laws | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ranking member of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation wants the Department of Inte...

Paul Blumenthal

Koch Brothers Accuse Democrats Of Being Backed By Evil Koch-Like Brothers | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In another example of the network funded by David and Charles Koch jumping to defend the billionaire brothers, a conservative nonprofit ...

New Year's Resolution

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The enemies of climate science are real and not giving up. We can't fight them dollar for dollar, but we have voters on our side.

Ryan Distances Himself From Boehner's Criticism Of GOP Groups

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) says he was frustrated with conservative groups that protested the bipartisan budget deal he helped engine...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner's Outburst Shows Right-Wing Groups Jumped The Shark | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With an emphatic "Are you kidding me?!" aimed at right-wing Washington groups, House Speaker John Boehner this week may have finally pro...

Sam Stein

Internal IRS Investigation Reveals Inappropriate Screening Tactics Were Used Broadly | Sam Stein | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Danny Werfel, the principal deputy commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, acknowledged on Monday that the same tactic that got th...

Misfired Email Alerted IRS Officials To Tea Party Targeting

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

By Kim Dixon and Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - A misfired email from a U.S. Internal Revenue Service employee in ...

Conservative Groups Targeted By IRS Tested Nonprofit Rules

New York Times | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

When CVFC, a conservative veterans’ group in California, applied for tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service, its biggest expenditure th...

WATCH:Obama Delivers Statement On IRS Controversy

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the controversy surrounding the Internal Revenue Service's targeti...

Conservative Groups Describe Burdens Of IRS Scrutiny: 'These Aren't The Big Fish'

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no change to text) By Nick Carey May 15 (Reuters) - For Kevin Kookogey, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service...

Cantor Says House Will Probe IRS Targeting Conservative Groups

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives will investigate the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conserv...

Online Ads Target Mitch McConnell For Fiscal Cliff Deal

The Hill | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

A conservative group has begun running online ads in Kentucky targeting Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.), who is up for reelection in 20...

Paul Blumenthal

Influential Groups Oppose Big Cliff Deal | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three influential conservative groups that helped to defeat Speaker John Boehner's "Plan B" before Christmas called for a "no" vote on t...

Sam Stein

Billionaire-Backed Conservative Groups Paint Obama As Wall Street Stooge | Sam Stein | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conservative super PAC American Crossroads debuted a new web ad on Tuesday that attacks President Barack Obama for a litany of waste...

How Conservative Groups Are Leveraging Talk Radio Hosts For Influence

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel & Lucy McCalmont | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

If you're a regular listener of Glenn Beck's radio show and you wanted to contribute to a political group that would advance the populist conservative...

Sam Stein

Citizens For A Working America, Shadowy GOP Group With Roots In Virginia, Ohio, And Kentucky, Targets S.C. Democrat | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This week, a unknown Virginia-based conservative group founded by an operative with ties to Ohio and run by an official with roots in Kentucky will be...

Sam Stein

Conservative Groups Load Up For Major Anti-Health Care Ad Push | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A host of conservative groups are ramping up their efforts to derail health care reform in Congress, spending more than $3.91 million for a fresh wave...

Sam Stein

Freedom's Watch Opponents Get Organized | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is set to launch a website Thursday that will serve as a preemptive attack outlet against the right-wi...