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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...

Anti-O'Keefe Petition Drive Reaches Milestone

Nashua Patch | Carol Robidoux | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

A coalition of organizations is urging the state Attorney General to investigate right-wing activist James O'Keefe, saying his undercover footage shot...

Democrats Challenge Dead Voter Count

Easley Patch | Jeff Brush | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

Concern among those who support the state voter ID legislation has been reinforced by a controversial video taken at New Hampshire polling places whil...

Lawmakers: James O'Keefe Makes 'Shocking Exclamation Point'

Salem Patch | Jake O'Donnell | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

House Speaker William O'Brien (R-Mont Vernon) called the video "a shocking exclamation point on the need for immediate reform to New Hampshire's elect...

O'Keefe Legal Drama Escalates

Nashua Patch | Carol Robidoux | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

In one instance a poll worker in a Manchester ward realized the undercover imposter was not who he said he was because she knew the dead person in que...

James O'Keefe Could Face Consequences For Latest Sting Video

Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Conservative filmmaker James O'Keefe targets the alleged threat of voter fraud in his latest offering, a 10-minute video that features attempts by his...

Ryan Grim

Another Journalist Sting Bungled | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

It was the middle of the day on Friday, and Eric Boehlert heard a knock on the door. A senior fellow at Media Matters, a nonprofit watchdog that chall...

O'Keefe Group Facing Major Difficulties As Conservative Activist Misses Targets

Politico | Ken Vogel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

After pulling off the brazen hidden camera sting credited with bringing down the liberal organizing group ACORN, James O'Keefe dreamt up an even bolde...

Bring It On, James O'Keefe

Dale Maharidge | Posted 01.01.2012 | Media
Dale Maharidge

One morning last week, I received an email from David Weigel at Slate: the subject line referred to how I'd been "stung" by James O'Keefe's Project Veritas. Believing it was spam, I sent it to my trash folder. Why would O'Keefe come after me?

Target Of James O'Keefe Compares Him To A Terrorist

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 12.28.2011 | Media

Conservative prankster James O'Keefe recently set his sights on NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen for a sting called "To Catch A Journalist." Rosen, ...

What Mitt Romney Can Teach James O'Keefe About Ratf**king

Dan Mirvish | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Dan Mirvish

If James O'Keefe is serious about his "ratf**king" efforts (as Nixon's Don Segretti called it), he'll do well to remember that it doesn't take much more effort to register a domain name anonymously.

Sam Stein

James O'Keefe's Newest Target Appears To Be A Small, Progressive Economic Think Tank | Sam Stein | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Among members of Washington D.C.'s think tank community, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is known as a den for unbending liber...

Truth in an Age of Guerrilla Political Activism

Sahil Kapur | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics
Sahil Kapur

Guerrilla-style political activism is regularly carried out on both sides of the ideological spectrum. But that doesn't answer the question of whether either side will ultimately benefit from these shenanigans.

Jason Linkins

James O'Keefe's Project Veritas Granted Non-Profit Status | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.27.2011 | Media

Two months ago, ACORN prankster-pimp James O'Keefe and his Project Veritas group found themselves having to pass the hat, in search of donations that ...

IRS Grants Nonprofit Status To James O'Keefe's 'Project Veritas'

Posted 07.26.2011 | Impact

An organization founded by conservative filmmaker and self-proclaimed "muckraking journalist" James O'Keefe has been granted nonprofit status by the I...

Weekly Audit: Government Shutdown Averted, But At What Cost?

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Congressional leaders and President Barack Obama reached an eleventh hour budget deal on Friday night,...

Former NPR CEO Slams James O'Keefe

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.05.2011 | Media

Former NPR CEO Vivian Schiller said that the new Republican majority in the House contributed to the "turmoil" facing the network. Schiller, who wa...

Budget Deficit Fixed: The GOP Slashes NPR

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Any budget process that focuses on ACORN, NPR and family planning isn't really about fixing the federal budget. Republicans in Congress have decided to use the budget process as another platform for picking political fights.

James O'Keefe Asks For $50,000 To Pay Off 'Major Credit Card Debt'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For undercover sting savant James O'Keefe, the task of self-funding his missions to bust groups such as ACORN and NPR is apparently causing a strain o...

Postscript: Did NPR Learn Anything From O'Keefe Attack?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Even the though James O'Keefe's videos have receded from the headlines, how NPR responds to the increasingly unethical volleys in the future remains crucial.

James O'Keefe Requests Nonprofit Status For Muckraking Organization

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As his role in the recent NPR controversy continues to develop, conservative filmmaker and self-proclaimed muckraker journalist James O'Keefe is seeki...

NPR, the Rest of the Federal Budget & a Large Hairy Dog

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sally Kohn


The Republicant Platform... An Open Source ReCourse

David Theo Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Theo Goldberg

Recent political events have finally birthed a new political player, The Republicant Party, the one formerly known as the "The Party." The new party i...