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Zach Carter

House Republicans Finally Surrender To ACORN | Zach Carter | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After voting 13 times to block funding to an anti-poverty organization that does not exist, House Republicans appear to be throwing in t...

Zach Carter

New Spending Bill Defunds ACORN, Even Though It Doesn't Exist Anymore | Zach Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The massive new appropriations bill unveiled Monday night includes four provisions that block funding to the Association of Community Organizations fo...

Zach Carter

House GOP Keeps Defunding Group That's Been Gone For 3 Years | 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 Digs ACORN's Grave Deeper | Zach Carter | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House GOP quietly blocked funding for ACORN last week, even though the anti-poverty organization has long since been both defunded a...

Zach Carter

House GOP Stomps Again On ACORN's Grave | 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...

Ryan Grim

GOP FAIL: Congressional Report Says Bill Defunding ACORN Appears Unconstitutional | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Defund Acorn Act is likely to be ruled unconstitutional, the Congressional Research Service says in a report obtained by the Huffington Post, resp...