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New Book Reveals Koch Brothers Paid Firm Run by Former NYPD Chief to Smear Journalist

Steve Horn | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green
Steve Horn

The just-published book "Dark Money," penned by New Yorker staff reporter Jane Mayer, reveals that the Koch Brothers hired the former commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD) -- and his daughter, a former FBI agent -- to smear her as a "plagiarist" in the months after the release of her August 2010 bombshell article on the Kochs.

Koch Industries is NOT funding Tea Party Tax Day

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Grandia

Why am I so sure that Koch Industries, the 2nd largest private corporation in America and major donor to the right-wing libertarian movement, has abso...

Americans Still Undecided on How Much to Hate Undecided Voters

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Notte

Observers from both sides of the aisle should seize upon this opportunity and focus their collective rage at its source: undecided voters.

Miss Virginia Offended By McCain Campaign Comments

FiveThirtyEight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

They've done it. The McCain campaign has gone and pissed off Miss Virginia. When McCain senior adviser Nancy Pfotenhauer divided Virginia into the DC...

Jason Linkins

Chris Matthews Battles Nancy Pfotenhauer Over Elementary School Civics | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, Sarah Palin was asked to describe the duties of the Vice President, which is something she'd never before been briefed on by anyone other t...

How Obama Is Winning Veterans

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter J. Ognibene

Colin Powell's announcement on Sunday that he is supporting Barack Obama for President dominated the news, as well as it should. The chattering class ...

Jason Linkins

Lashing Out: McCain Flack Turns On Bill Kristol | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

McCain's attempts to relaunch his campaign have encountered a new obstacle: his fellow Republicans, who, like Kristol, are prepping themselves for an old-fashioned circular firing squad.

Jason Linkins

McCain Camp Working On Palin-Biden Expectations Game | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The expectations game is afoot in advance of the debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin. The conventional wisdom's wonderment amounts to these two ...

Jason Linkins

Chris Matthews Battles Nancy Pfotenhauer Over Economic Fundamentals (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The whole tete-a-tete might have ended up being scored a draw were it not for Pfotenhauer's bizarre decision to debate middle-class economics while dressed in the aristocratic weeds of the Baroness Dierdre Von Goldencollar.

John McCain: Campaign Lobbyist in Chief

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Ritz

John McCain's attempted co-opt of the Obama campaign's change message avoids the fact that McCain has surrounded himself with a campaign staff of top ...

Don't Cry Over Spilled Oil: McCain's Drilling Rig Do-Over

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

Whether it's because of the 30 or so oil industry lobbyists working on his campaign or the more than $2 million in campaign cash from Big Oil, McCain is determined to push his drill here, drill there, drill everywhere plan.