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By Kim Barker, ProPublica In a confidential 2010 filing, Crossroads GPS — the dark money group that spent more than $70 million from anonymous donors on the 2012 election — told the Internal Revenue Service that its efforts would focus Read more...
A fiery President Barack Obama used his weekly address this morning to challenge Senate Republicans on their refusal to name a consumer watchdog to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Read more...
Another day, another reason not to trust BP to handle anything properly in the response to this disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. GRIFFIN: For 26 yea Read more...
Consortiumblog: Dirty linen gets Intel Chief fired Progressive Democrats of America: How Bush's DOJ killed a criminal probe into BP that threatened t Read more...
Via Neiman Watchdog, I was trying to explain this to someone the other day: that the Obama administration has handed the decision-making power over Read more...

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Wired is one of the few publications that acts as a watchdog on civil liberties and freedom of information issues, and I'm glad they do. The federal Read more...
Oops, just kidding! Just think, if they'd actually admitted the banks were in deep trouble, and that their assets weren't worth a dime, the crisis m Read more...
The Real News Network: When John McCain took the podium Monday on the first day of the national conference for the American Israel Public Affairs Comm Read more...
All Spin Zone: The economic outlook is so bleak, some economists are looking for a bunker to hide in. But what do economists know? Chimpy is is upbeat Read more...
FaBlog:  A Berkeley watchdog organization that tracks military spending said it uncovered a strange U.S. military proposal to create a hormone bomb Read more...