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Toomey's Web Advertising On Bayh: Yet Another Example of GOP Leading Dems Online

Matt Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Matt Dunn

So Evan Bayh is announcing his retirement today. I was pleasantly surprised that one campaign had the speed, intelligence, and sophistication to take advantage of the situation. Of course, it's right-winger Pat Toomey's campaign,

Bush-Bashing No Longer A Helpful Campaign Strategy For Democrats

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After three consecutive losses in statewide races, some top Democrats are questioning a tactic aimed at boosting the party's candidates in each of tho...

Supreme Court Decision: More Votes for the Rich

Pat Choate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pat Choate

The Supreme Court's decision permits corporations to make unlimited, direct political contributions; no more hiding behind fictional organizations such as independent campaign committees and PACs.

Arthur Delaney

Alan Grayson Petitioning Against Looming Supreme Court Campaign Finance Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In response to news that the Supreme Court will hold a special public session on Thursday, which some expect could bring a highly-anticipated campaign...

Lobbyists Delisting, Going Underground To Avoid New Law

New York Times | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before the new rules, the number of advocates who registered as lobbyists appeared to have grown steadily, peaking in late 2007. A tally by the nonpar...

Arthur Delaney

Few Earmarks For Bridge Repairs After Minnesota Collapse

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amid the national hand-wringing after the Minnesota bridge collapse of 2007, members of Congress earmarked 10 times more money for new transportation ...

Arthur Delaney

No Recession Special On The D.C. Power Lunch Menu

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There's no recession special on the menu at D.C.'s hottest power lunch spots. At a time of double-digit unemployment, when one in eight Americans is o...

Winning Online: 10 Tips for 2010 Campaigns

Matt Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Dunn

The political world is in a state of confusion right now because technology is accelerating everything. Election Day 2010 is one year away. It's time for campaigns to start gearing up.

Arthur Delaney

Why Did Sen. Landrieu's Campaign Donate $25,300 To The Government?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When a political campaign returns dirty donations, it usually releases a statement of some kind praising the integrity of the candidate. So why didn't...

Julian Hattem

Members Ditch Hearings, Party At Hunan Dynasty Instead

HuffingtonPost.com | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing Wednesday on the plight of minorities in the current economic crisis. The hearin...

Robocalls Banned By Government? Not So Much

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's dinnertime, the phone rings and it might be someone important. Instead, you hear a recorded voice: "Congratulations! You've been pre-approved for...

Still Campaigning

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Fritz Hollings

The president's time is limited, and he's got no time like a member of Congress for hit-and-run needs. He has to lead for the real needs of the country.

Candidates Turn To Lobbyists For Fundraising Help

thehill.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A number of candidates facing tough re-election bids are turning to K Street for fundraising help. July 15 was the first time that candidates' poli...

How John McCain Still Can Win

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steven Hill

How John McCain Still Can Win By Steven Hill Obama is in the lead, both nationally and in some very key battleground states. This election is his to...

How John McCain Still Can Win

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Hill

Obama is in the lead, both nationally and in some very key battleground states. This election is his to lose. But what combination of factors would need to occur for Obama to lose?

Obama to meet Energy Smart Debbie

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
A. Siegel

Amid skyrocketing oil, gasoline, coal, and electricity (coming to a neighborhood near you) prices, 2008 offers Americans quite serious and stark choic...

Marc Cooper

Obama Storms Vegas and Chides Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Henderson, NV -- Just three days before the "tie-breaker" Nevada caucuses this coming Saturday, Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama storme...

Marc Cooper

Clinton Campaign Stung By Third-Place Finish

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Des Moines - After a stunning defeat and finishing third in Thursday night's Democratic caucuses, Senator Hillary Clinton congratulated Barack Obama a...