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David Brock: Hillary's the One

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

In the Commonwealth Club audience were more than a few who had earlier chanted "Run, Bernie run!" when another candidate dropped by, but Brock got a rousing applause. The left, it seems, is substantially more considerate than the right.

Sale Of Blue Nation Review Gives Hillary Clinton Camp Its Very Own Media Outlet

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton ally David Brock is acquiring a media outlet, sources involved in the negotiation and sale of the site tell The Huffingt...

David Brock on Target Again in 'Killing the Messenger'

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

The book should be required reading by members of the media. It might get them to think twice as they are preparing what will be endless columns on Clinton until the election.

Mika Brzezinski Battles Media Matters Founder Over New Clinton Book

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.21.2015 | Media

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski got into a tense discussion with Media Matters founder David Brock on Tuesday morning over an upcoming book that investigates ...

Sam Stein

Dem Donors Plot Campaign Battle Against $889 Million Koch Behemoth | Sam Stein | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reactions from Democrats to news that the billionaire Koch brothers are planning an $889 million blitz for the 2016 election has run the...

Michael Calderone

David Brock Urges CBS To Reopen Review Of Discredited Benghazi Report | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.06.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Media Matters chairman David Brock is urging top CBS News executives to reopen the network's internal investigation over its discredited "...

Jon Ward

President Of Top Democratic Opposition Research Group Stepping Down | Jon Ward | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rodell Mollineau, the president of Democratic opposition research group American Bridge, is stepping down next month to work as an independent consul...

Jason Linkins

Hillary Clinton Infotainment And Its Discontents | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

The first big universal kerfuffle of the 2016 election season, which is still many hundreds of days away, isn't about policy, or the readiness of a pa...

Liberal SuperPAC Had Secret Bain Ties

BuzzFeed | Ben Smith and Evan McMorris-Santoro | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

A top liberal SuperPAC in the 2012 election had undisclosed financial ties to the private equity firm Bain Capital — something that some people clos...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Holding GOP Accountable | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the morning of Aug. 19, an employee of the Democratic super PAC American Bridge 21st Century was eating his breakfast while monitorin...

Amanda Terkel

Ed Schultz Defends Rush Limbaugh Against Media Matters | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.15.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Ed Schultz and Sean Hannity have found something they can agree on: It was wrong for liberals to launch a campaign targeting Rush Limbau...

Ryan Grim

Harry Reid Mocks His Own Chamber | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Today's Senate is such a dysfunctional mess that it has become a joke even to the beleaguered man tasked with running it. Senate Majo...

When Fox News, David Brock, Identity and Adoption Intersect: Where's the Outrage?

Adam Pertman | Posted 04.28.2012 | Media
Adam Pertman

The part of David Brock's identity that was denigrated by psychiatrist Keith Ablow on Fox News was the fact that he entered his family through adoption and, alas, there was barely a peep of reaction.

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign's Cavalry Takes Shape | Sam Stein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a bare-bones room on the second floor of an office building blocks away from the Capitol lies one of the more influential political o...

Desperately Seeking Their Own Rove

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Peter H. Stone Center for Public Integrity Democrats are in a defensive crouch. They have no Karl Rove. Instead, they have David Brock, Bill Burt...

400 Rabbis Can't Be Wrong

David_Brock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck has a habit of supporting his arguments by using the work of known anti-Semitic and white supremacist individuals. And now 400 rabbis are speaking up.

Former Closeted Republican: GOP Exploits Gays To 'Gin Up Their Base'

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Brock, CEO of Media Matters of America and a former closeted gay Republican, appeared on MSNBC's "Hardball" Wednesday night to discuss Obama's s...

Sam Stein

Democratic Operatives On Creating Outside Group: 'Something Big Needs To Be Done' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two major developments in Democratic efforts to build an outside party apparatus took place this past Monday, as high-ranking officials ...

Sam Stein

Democratic Donors Set To Go Rogue On Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of an electoral drubbing and fearing another one in two years, some deep-pocketed Democratic donors have decided to essentia...

Media Matters Founder Plans Major Outside Group To Hit Back At GOP

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the White House now signaling it wants outside groups on the left to ramp up for 2012, Media Matters founder David Brock is in discussions to for...

Media Matters Head: I'm Going To Call Sarah Palin About Glenn Beck

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Media Matters founder and president David Brock told Lawrence O'Donnell that he is going to call Sarah Palin personally to ask her to distance herself...

Why Did Donna Brazile Use the F-word in Oprah's Magazine? (Hint: Rush Limbaugh)

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

To the uninitiated, bringing Fairness to the public airwaves -- radio and TV -- is a no-brainer. But to Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, and Rush Limbaugh, bringing back the "Fairness Doctrine" could be a call to arms.

Sam Stein

What Ken Mehlman Can Learn About Coming Out | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman's recent but not wholly unexpected admission that he is gay has been greeted with mixed reactions within the gay right...

It's War. Media War

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

Wake up, Democratic Leadership: We have been at war over facts for decades, and our democracy is suffering because of it. Only you can save us, and it's about time you get into the fight.

First Snapshots from the First Obama WH Correspondents' Dinner (Photos)

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott Shrake

The mix of Beltway media personalities and Hollywood types was jarring but fun.