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Money Trail Revealed: Did Eric O'Keefe Pay James O'Keefe for Hatchet Job on Wisconsin GOP Senate President?

Mary Bottari | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics
Mary Bottari

One thing is for certain: the O'Keefes combined -- one a New Yorker and the other a Michigander -- have introduced a poisonous new element to Wisconsin politics.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Lance Simmens | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Lance Simmens

The despicable lengths to which the opposition will go to shame, discredit, smear, and destroy those who wish only a public discussion and dialogue of both the short- and long-term consequences of a scientifically documented phenomenon that could threaten the survival of the species is not only dangerous but unacceptable.

Hollywood Environmentalist Video Sting: Who Needs Solutions When You've Got Distraction?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Hemingway and Begley are devoted environmentalists; the Tickells are filmmakers who have dedicated most of their adult lives to promoting clean energy. Does a petty and possibly illegal scheme to entrap them accomplish anything?

James O'Keefe Hit With Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

James O'Keefe, the conservative activist behind Project Veritas, is being sued by a former employee for wrongful termination and defamation. Slate'...

O'Keefe Called 'Nasty, Little Cowardly Spud' By Former US Attorney

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

James O'Keefe's Project Veritas group released its latest video on Monday, this time recording former U.S. Attorney James Letten calling the conservat...

Zach Carter

House GOP Keeps Defunding Group That's Been Gone For 3 Years | Zach Carter | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When House GOP leaders abruptly shelved a bill to fund standard federal transportation and housing programs last Wednesday, one of the l...

James O'Keefe Defends Secret McConnell Tape

The Daily Beast | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

“Break in, bribe, seduce and lie; anything to break through that palace guard and get the story,” said investigative reporter Robert Scheer, accor...

New GOP Budget Bill Would Defund the Defunct ACORN. This Could Be Good News for Progressives

John Atlas | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
John Atlas

Even though ACORN has been dead for over 3 years, so meticulous are the Republicans at keeping federal funds away from this organization that helped the poor and has never been convicted of a crime, that they, in 2013, prohibit ACORN and its successors in interest from ever receiving federal funds.

Think Again: Real Reporting and Right-Wing Ideology Don't Mix

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.14.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

There appears to be a genuine and unbridgeable conflict between reporting and right-wing ideology. You can see it in action nearly every day, just by briefly surfing the Internet.

O'Keefe Agrees To Pony Up To ACORN Employee He Got Fired

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

Conservative provocateur James O'Keefe agreed on Thursday to shell out $100,000 to former ACORN employee Juan Carlos Vera to settle a longstanding law...

James O'Keefe Ponies Up To Fired ACORN Employee

Wonkette | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

James O'Keefe--the blonde bombshell who set the conservative world of hidden-camera YouTube movies ablaze--has just agreed to a $100,000 settlement to...

North Carolina Prepares to Challenge Texas in the Liberty Sweepstakes

Bill Frezza | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics
Bill Frezza

The Republican Party, for the first time in modern history, has gained control of all three branches of the Tar Heel State's government.

Zach Carter

Republicans Cut Defunct Agency (Again) In New Budget Measure | Zach Carter | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new short-term budget bill introduced on Monday by House Republicans includes a bizarre provision banning federal funding to anti-pove...

Moran's Son Won't Be Charged

AP | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Police say they won't file any charges against the son of Democratic Congressman Jim Moran of Virginia, who was captured in an under...

Congressman's Son Claims 'Stupidity' After James O'Keefe Flap

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The son of Virginia Democratic congressman Jim Moran says it was pure "stupidity" that he discussed a plan to cast fraudulent ballots in...

O'Keefe Mission Spurs Dem Resignation

AP | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. — The son of Democratic congressman Jim Moran of Virginia has resigned from his father's campaign after an undercover video shows...

O'Keefe Cancels Convention Trip, Blames Government

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Conservative activist James O'Keefe will skip his scheduled trip to the Republican National Convention, citing "government restrictions" that will pre...

Legal Problems On The Horizon For O'Keefe

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

Conservative activist James O'Keefe and his associate Hanna Giles will face a lawsuit from a former ACORN employee featured prominently in their 2009 ...

James O'Keefe Fails Again

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Further doubt is being cast on conservative activist James O'Keefe's latest undercover video after a ThinkProgress report finds that another of the fi...

James O'Keefe Fail

ThinkProgress | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe released a new video today supposedly exposing voter fraud in North Carolina by highlighting non-citizens like ...

O'Keefe Evades Criminal Subpoena

Hampton-North Hampton Patch | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

Conservative activist James O'Keefe spoke to a packed house of Seacoast Republicans Sunday not in person, but rather on streaming video because steppi...

Dems Call For O'Keefe Boycott

Hampton-North Hampton Patch | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

The New Hampshire Democratic Party is calling on Republican gubernatorial candidates Ovide Lamontagne and Kevin Smith and Congressmen Frank Guinta and...

James O'Keefe Tried To Steal My Vote | Posted 06.24.2012 | Media

On Tuesday, April 3rd, a guy named James O'Keefe tried to steal my vote. His organization, Project Veritas, sent a woman into my Washington, DC pollin...

UPDATE: D.C. Elections Officials Investigate James O'Keefe Video Project

Posted 04.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Voters in the District of Columbia went to the polls last week to choose presidential and local candidates in party primaries. But a...

Michael Calderone

Message To Young Conservatives: Pursue Journalism | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.13.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- While Republican candidates score points slamming the media from the stump, prominent conservatives, gathered in Washington D.C. for the...