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Watch Big Sky, Big Money, an investigation with Marketplace on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE. By Kim Barker, ProPublica, and Rick Young and Emma Schwartz, Frontline Oct. 29, 2012 This post was co-published with PBS' Frontline. The boxes Read more...
Oh mah stars! Gather mah smelling salts, I feel the vapuhs a-comin'! According to Wikipedia, Bob Schieffer is 75 years old. He was born during FDR's first term and has lived through twelve presidencies since. If he had the least bit of Read more...
If Republican Mo Brooks wins Tuesday's contest for Alabama's fifth Congressional district, it will be for two reasons: (1) retail politics (2) Glenn Beck. I found two men at the Republican headquarters in Lauderdale County last Thursday. One of them Read more...
Rachel Maddow talks to The Nation's Chris Hayes about the recent article at Salon by Justin Elliot that exposes the fact that a very short list of extremely rich people have way too much control over our political process and it's one Karl Rove is Read more...

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Unfortunately, this is a civil action and the most we can hope for are some SEC fines (which are ludicrously low). Too bad this isn't a criminal c Read more...
[media id=17640] Tom Tancredo seems to be on a one-man crusade to make Colorado the Wingnutopia of this year's political campaigns: Tancredo wil Read more...
[Erick Erickson of RedState: Image courtesy of Joeff Davis at Creative Loafing.] As if there isn't enough insanity on the airwaves, enter CNN to th Read more...
At least there's some good news as far as messaging goes. As you know, I hated the Citizens United ruling, and it appears that most of America feels t Read more...
If you want to see who the real corporatists are then wait until they are put to the test over the Citizen's United ruling. Conservatives have been tr Read more...