While lacking big-time name recognition, Art Pope the North Carolina retail magnate and former state legislator has quietly built a smaller but formidable Koch-like political apparatus that's rapidly growing beyond his home state.
A WSJ story on the stocks held by the staff of some members of Congress is journalism based on the notion that every database deserves its own sensationalistic expose -- even when the information in the database is relatively ho-hum.
Frustrated as voters are with the state of America, including with the Democrats' own frequent capitulation to corporate interests, most still don't want our government to become the wholly owned corporate property.
If Crossroads GPS is improperly operating as a 501(c)(4), the IRS has an obligation to take action to protect the credibility of the tax laws and the right of the public to know who is providing money to influence their votes.
Cutting and running 7 days early from their planned Oct. 8th departure, members of Congress fled the hot and toxic atmosphere on Capitol Hill and returned to face constituents in their home states for the midterm elections.
This is exactly the kind of message we need to be driving as part of a larger campaign in these elections -- that change has not come to Washington because corporations have been too big a part of the roadblocks.
Today, Murray Hill Inc., the first corporation to run for congress, announces it is running ads on Ohio and Delaware radio stations in support of two of the many stalwart defenders of corporate hegemony now running for office.