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Former RNC Chair Ed Gillespie Announces Virginia Senate Run
Former Bush operative, RNC chair, Romney adviser and lobbyist Ed Gillespie just threw his hat into the race for the senate in Virginia. Oh joy. Read more...
Did the Village decide that Chris Christie's liabilities don't matter for a presidential candidate? Read more...
The Goliad County case is the latest in a string of hotly contested challenges the EPA has faced in recent years as officials try to balance the drive to tap new sources of energy with the need to preserve water for future use in a changing climate. Read more...
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell declared former Sen. Scott Brown's political career officially deceased during his Rewrite segment that Monday evening now that Brown had decided to give it the kiss of death and take a job as a lobbyist: Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell condemned NRA president Wayne LaPierre on Friday for his press conference about the Newtown massacre in a special edition of his MSNBC show, "The Last Word." Read more...

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Bill Maher took a few shots at the religious right and Focus on the Family during his New Rules segment on Real Time this Friday evening and had this question for them: “If you’re doing God’s work and God is perfect, how come you’re always wrong? Is the problem that you can't follow instructions, or is Jesus just dicking you around?" Read more...
By Justin Elliott, ProPublica A dark money nonprofit group that has run more than $1 million in ads in the Ohio race for U.S. Senate told the IRS last year it did not plan to spend any money to influence elections when it applied for Read more...
In May, a previously unknown group started pouring money into Ohio’s U.S. Senate race, considered one of the most important in the country and currently the nation’s most expensive. The group, the Government Integrity Fund, has spent over $1 million so far on TV ads bashing Democratic incumbent Sen. Sherrod Brown and praising his Republican opponent, Josh Mandel. Read more...
Moyers & Company Full Show #134: The Resurrection of Ralph Reed from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. When Ralph Reed, the former head of the Christian Coalition, was discovered to have raked in millions of dollars from the super lobbyist — Read more...
Key Senate Staffer on Military Issues Got Big Payout From Lockheed Martin... Read more...