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Is the American Issues Project Breaking Campaign Finance Law?

Rick Hasen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Hasen

A Texas billionaire, Harold Simmons, donated nearly $2.9 million to the American Issues Project,Inc., to run ads tying Sen. Obama to a former member of the Weather Underground, William Ayers.

Obama Asks DOJ To Block Terrorist Ad, Investigate Donors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Check back for updates*** The Politico has the story that Barack Obama has appealed to the Department of Justice in his efforts to fight a Republi...

Swift Boat Sugar Daddy's Other Water Issues?

Patt Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patt Morrison

Harold Simmons has written a check for all of the $2.87 million it's costing to run ominous-sounding ads in Ohio and Pennsylvania about Obama's relationship with William Ayers.