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Barack Obama has announced that he will change the Democratic Party's (DNC's) fundraising policy as of today, to prohibit accepting contributions from federal lobbyists and political action ...
by JJC
Comment Count 457 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2008 at 06:44 AM PDT with 734 Recommends
The first rule for nearly all politicians is a simple one: get re-elected . In DC, money is power.
by Darcy Burner
Comment Count 426 comments on Fri Jan 01, 2010 at 03:05 PM PST with 600 Recommends
Cross-posted at Eclectablog . I'm frankly puzzled by the meme that the debacle that is the Congressional debate on health insurance reform is ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 1265 comments on Wed Dec 16, 2009 at 06:04 AM PST with 462 Recommends
Barack Obama is speaking this morning to the Alliance for American Manufacturing in Pittsburgh, PA. (Sen. Clinton will be there later today.) It's a non-partisan, non-profit partnership forged to ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 247 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2008 at 07:00 AM PDT with 314 Recommends
Firedoglake publisher Jane Hamsher has become one of the most polarizing figures in the liberal blogosphere, moving people sharply to the pro or con column with her outspoken opposition to the ...
by rcade
Comment Count 1451 comments on Mon Mar 29, 2010 at 07:46 AM PDT with 312 Recommends
The Freshman Senator: Tom Cotton R-AR, and primary sponsor to that " just kidding " Letter to Iran. EIC: Right Wing PAC devoted to keeping the Middle East a powder keg of turmoil. Emergency ...
by jamess
Comment Count 70 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 07:29 PM PDT with 200 Recommends
All my friends are Republicans, but I in no way want that to be a reflection on me. I've told all these people that I'd sooner admit to being a child-molester than a a Republican. Obviously this ...
by Jerry Anderson
Comment Count 89 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 06:07 PM PDT with 153 Recommends
Wisconsin State Senate President Mike Ellis was caught red-handed or perhaps red-tongued and not by some Democrat, but by the odious James O-Keefe (missing his pimp costume) and his Project Veritas :
by Puddytat
Comment Count 74 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 02:29 PM PDT with 136 Recommends
As we are all acutely aware, in order to promote any cause or candidate it takes money. There are many Kossacks who donate to multiple candidates an causes and they are greatly appreciated for their ...
by TexDem
Comment Count 1016 comments on Fri Sep 10, 2010 at 07:30 AM PDT with 103 Recommends
Recently, Hillary and many of her surrogates have been attacking that Obama's Hopefund leadership PAC has been collaborating with Obama's Presidential campaign to bribe people into endorsing Obama. ...
by Tempus Figits
Comment Count 223 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2007 at 02:33 AM PST with 103 Recommends
In an excellent in depth piece the New Yorker's Connie Bruck examines the struggles American Presidents have had with Israel's leaders, and how AIPAC always sides with the Israeli leaders (unless ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 06:06 PM PDT with 98 Recommends
Remember the recent Republican Fund-raiser for corporate high-rollers -- the one where Karl Rove "joked" about "murdering Todd Akin" -- with next to no followup commentary. Well that was Karl Rove'...
by jamess
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 05:03 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
How about this for some super-charged "grassroots" support? Already, one super-PAC pledging to promote Sanders' candidacy, " Ready for Bernie Sanders 2016 " [their Facebook Page] is ramping up its ...
by jamess
Comment Count 68 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 09:35 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
Leading campaign finance reform groups ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 08:25 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
There were several lazer-like discussions about what Wisconsin means, on Up this morning, in case you missed it. Chris Hayes thinks "Wisconsin is a Microcosm of American Politics" ... a pivotal ...
by jamess
Comment Count 73 comments on Sun Jun 03, 2012 at 09:08 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
When you hear the term "Swiftboat" what comes into your mind? I already know your answer, but it isn't the meaning for those who served on nor any Navy Personal who served In-Country ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2008 at 03:49 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
American hero Oh God,
by Hunter
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 10:20 AM PST with 58 Recommends
Search your memory banks back a few years, when secrecy surrounded the Koch Summit in Vail Colorado -- Quick who was in attendance? ... trying not to be noticed? Afterall, he was a new Governor in ...
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 05:19 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
The group's homepage. Yup, seems legit. They really don't even care anymore. Upon receiving word that FEC rules preclude naming your PAC with reference to a particular ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 02:06 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
Your word has turned to slime, hope the business world is paying attention, though you'll always find snakes like you to deal with and make some bucks, and I'm sure many already have learned about ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2008 at 06:07 AM PDT with 52 Recommends