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In 2014 Elections, Republicans Must Decide How To Use Obama

The New York Times | Jeremy Peters | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — His name won’t be on any ballot in 2014. Or ever again, for that matter. But plenty of Republicans are still eager to wage a midte...

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Conservative Groups Oppose Boehner Fiscal Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the most powerful and politically active conservative groups in Washington are not pleased with the fiscal cliff proposal put for...

Wisconsin Asked To Show Obama 'We Have Had Enough'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

With polls showing President Barack Obama leading in Wisconsin, the home state of Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, Americans for Prospe...

Peter H. Stone

Koch Brothers Aim To Spread Wealth Through Conservative Ecosystem

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter H. Stone | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As they strategize to spend as much as $400 million to defeat President Barack Obama and help Republicans win control of Congress, the b...

'Green News Report' - December 13, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate c...

'Green News Report' - December 8, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Triumph o...

Best Koch Brothers TV Expose Yet: Al Jazeera -- People and Power (VIDEO)

Kert Davies | Posted 01.01.2012 | Green
Kert Davies

"People and Power" on Al Jazeera has been working for months on the Koch Brothers expose. It premiered last night and is the best TV story of the Kochs thus far.

Koch-Funded Tim Phillips Is Still Confused About Climate Change

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

This piece was co-written by Ryan Koronowski, Alliance for Climate Protection Research Director and Josh Nelson, Alliance for Climate Protection New M...

Tea Party Inc. Fuels Fight to the Finish

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adele Stan

Win or lose, the Tea Party movement will come away from the elections triumphant, having injected into the GOP a group of candidates pledged to the dismantling of government and wed to the religious right.

Civic-Minded Plutocrats

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The economic meltdown that short-sighted "free market" policies brought upon us has now given the rich and powerful the opening to push their advantage more aggressively than ever.

Tea Party Fear in Europe

Raymond Johansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Raymond Johansen

Until recently, we in Europe have watched this absurd political theater from afar, but now I truly worry that the right wing party will learn from these extremely reactionary forces and adapt the same strategies, in Norway and Europe.

Matthews To Health Care Reform Opponent: What You're Talking About Doesn't Exist

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chris Matthews interviewed Tim Phillips, the president of Americans for Prosperity, Thursday about health care reform. At the center of their discus...

Anatomy of the Tea Party Movement: Americans for Prosperity

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

Americans for Prosperity engages in dirtier, noisier tricks than its sibling FreedomWorks, so much so that Rachel Maddow called Americans for Prosperity "a parasite that gets fat on Americans' fears."

To "Americans for Prosperity" Capitalism Is a Love Story

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The only distinguishing feature of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation's "National Defending the American Dream Summit" was its astonishing homogeneity both in thought and in demography.

The Copenhagen Tea Party

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

Americans For Prosperity's Tea Party campaigns might be happening thousands of miles away from Denmark, but their impact is felt here at the COP15 talks.

912 March: The Tea Party Movement Is the New Religious Right

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adele Stan

Marching has long been the province of the left. But the election of the nation's first African-American president, a moderate liberal, in a time of economic crisis, yielded right-wing leaders the gold of backlash.

Manufactured Protesters Are Killing Democracy

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

The "Tea Party" movement flies in the face of what the true patriots in Boston stood for. Corporate lobbying-run groups are creating the illusion of grass roots protests at the health care town hall meetings.