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Media for Sale: Coal Lobby Buys Politico, Real Clear Politics Events

David Halperin | Posted 03.20.2014 | Green
David Halperin

Last week, the political news website Real Clear Politics hosted a Washington D.C. event. Held at the gleaming Newseum, site of many such events, it was entitled, "U.S. Energy Policy: The Road Ahead," and appeared to be a genuine policy discussion. It was, in fact, an infomercial.

Dan Froomkin

Rove Groups To Go On The Attack | Dan Froomkin | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The leaders of two behemoth Karl Rove-associated unlimited donation campaign fundraising groups on Friday promised to spend $120 million...

Is Michael Steele's Position on Health Care Reform "Nuanced" or "Clear"? Answer: The New GOP Is the Old GOP.

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yuna Shin

The new GOP is the old GOP all over again.

Mike Duncan, TVA's New Chairman

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Though it has tried to fight an image as a refuge for the politically connected, the leadership of the Tennessee Valley Autho...

Sam Stein

Michael Steele, RNC Chairman (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

See earlier updates below Michael Steele became the first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee on Friday after defeating hi...

Katon Dawson, RNC Chairman?

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kenneth Blackwell has just withdrawn from the running for the next Republican National Committee chairmanship and has put his support behind Michael S...

RNC Chair Candidates Compete To Hate Bush More

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As they begin meeting in Washington today, many members of the Republican National Committee are focusing their ire against what they considered Georg...

GOP Chair Candidate Attacked With Fake "Whites Only" Newspaper Cover

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Uh oh -- it looks like viral email dirty tricks (okay, parodies) are now entering into the race for Republican National Committee chair. This image o...

GOP Steals A Few 'Obamanisms'

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Gov. Sarah Palin mocked Barack Obama's community-organizing background at last year's Republican convention, attendees lapped it up. "I guess a s...

Anuzis, Dawson Favored To Head RNC

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Incumbent Mike Duncan probably will get the most first-ballot votes for election as Republican National Committee chairman, but eventual victory likel...

RNC Chair: Iraq War Bush's Biggest Mistake (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a debate between candidates vying to lead the Republican National Committee, current chairman Mike Duncan said that President Bush's biggest mistak...

Chip Saltsman As Glenn Quagmire?

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

No offense to Seth MacFarlane, love you! But Chip-eroo looks too much like your creation of sleaze.

Internal Memo: RNC Chief Admits GOP Out Of Ideas

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a frank and private memo sent today to Republican National Commitee members, the RNC chairman acknowledges that the GOP has grown too addicted to i...

Mike Duncan's Silence and The Republican Party of Exclusion

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yuna Shin

That is why Bobby Jindal and Anh Cao are being heralded as the saviors of the Republicans. Because they see nothing fundamentally wrong with their party, only with its packaging.

Sam Stein

RNC Chair Drops Country Club Backdrop From Website | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is the state of internal GOP debates these days: Mike Duncan, who is running for reelection as chair of the Republican National Convention, was ...

Sam Stein

RNC Chair: Blagojevich Threatens Obama's "Moderate-Type" Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP officials, as is their partisan obligation, are going to great ends to tie Barack Obama to the ethical mess that surrounds his home state governor...

RNC Chair: Chambliss Win Shows "Liberal Mandate Nothing But Hot Air"

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When your party gets shellacked at the polls, you look for any sign of hope. So Mike Duncan, chairman of the Republican National Committee, is trying...

Karma! Did McCain's Own Loophole Buy The Clothes That Hurt His Campaign and Split His Party?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Limitations on coordinated expenditures between a party's National Committee and its candidate -- such as Palin's $150,000 wardrobe -- had been in place for decades, until McCain gave the nod to lifting them.