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Zach Carter

House GOP Keeps Defunding Group That's Been Gone For 3 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Zach Carter

House GOP Stomps Again On ACORN's Grave

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are scheduled to vote on two separate budget bills this week, each of which would reject funding for the poverty activ...

Jason Linkins

Republican Voters Pretty Sure 2012 Election Was Stolen By Non-Existent Organization

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

How badly are Republican voters taking the results of the 2012 election? Pretty badly, according to the latest numbers from Public Policy Polling. Ful...

New Yorkers to Wall Street: Help with Foreclosures Or We'll Move Our Money to Banks That Will

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Atlas

Civic leaders across the country should follow the New York Communities for Change coalition's lead. Either big banks become part of the solution or the rest of us will have to Move the Money.

Obama's Attorney General continues to vigorously prosecute Acorn? Will Van Jones be Next?

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

A Center for Constitutional Rights lawsuit seeks to stop Congress from singling out an organization for punishment without proper investigation or due process.

ACORN Vindicated of Wrongdoing by the Congressional Watchdog Office

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

For years Republicans accused ACORN of corruption and used phony tapes to lead an effort to successfully strip the group of federal funding in 2009. Now, months later, the group has been exonerated from any wrongdoing.

Fake ACORN Pimp Pleads Guilty; the New Yorker Adds its Voice to the Anti-ACORN Story

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Atlas

I am beginning to believe that most well-paid liberal journalists, who are unfamiliar with urban issues and what it's like to be poor in a wealthy society, are quick to believe any story about an African-American group screwing up.

Judge Restores Acorn's Funding: Will Decision Inspire Democrats to Stand Up to the Right?

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

Progressives should appreciate Judge Nina Gershon's courage to follow the constitution in the face of unconstitutional, bipartisan attacks against ACORN.

What is Acorn? And Why Progressives Need to Support It

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

The right goes after the left's most effective groups. Because ACORN does not rely on government funds the organization will survive the orchestrated attacks against it. But if it's to restore its strength, it needs progressive support.

ACORN Subpoenaed By America's Toughest Sheriff: Federal Funds Allegedly Used For Political Attacks

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Arpaio told local reporters Thursday evening, "I have a sneaking suspicion that ACORN is using federal taxpayer dollars to pursue their own agenda because they don't like me."

ACORN Not An Issue: City Election Officials

WBBM 780 | Nancy Harty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A longtime community group that is a point of controversy in the presidential election over voter registrations is NOT registering voters here in the ...

Making Sense of ACORN

Josh Brusin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Brusin

It seems that ACORN is the GOP scapegoat this year. They tipped their hands when they labeled Obama a dastardly "community organizer" repeatedly at their convention.