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O’Keefe uncovers hypothetical support for hypothetical voter fraud

  Conservative political poltergeist James O'Keefe's mustache-glue gambit aired its big payoff this week in a YouTube video that ostensibly catches staffers for Greenpeace and Work for...

PPP: Republican voters express lingering fear of undead ACORN

Hollywood-comedy-writer-turned-news-satirist Andy Borowitz takes aim today at the alternative reality created at Fox News. "Afraid to Watch the News, Millions Turn to Fox... Channel Offers Welcome Break from Reality, Psychologists Say." Borowitz's jab comes with extra sting in light of Public Policy Polling's recent survey of Republican voters. According to the March 15 poll, 25 percent of Republicans -- i.e., 80 percent of Fox watchers-- believe that the no-longer-existing low-income housing and voter registration group ACORN will steal the 2012 presidential election for Barack Obama.

Breitbart, Live Action post controversial Planned Parenthood video in shadow of...

A new conservative activist hidden-camera video dropped on the internet Tuesday as part of a multi-state effort to catch Planned Parenthood staff on tape offering assistance to men running a child prostitution ring. The immediate aim of the video and its wide distribution is to strip Planned Parenthood of government funding. The larger aim is to blow wind into the sails of the dramatic anti-abortion legislation the new Republican-controlled Congress has introduced that seeks to radically limit funding for abortions in cases of rape, end private insurance policies that provide abortion coverage and defund organizations that provide abortions, like Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the nation but also one the largest non-abortion reproductive and sexual health care providers coast to coast.

Blockbuster Arizona immigration law exposé sure to fuel anti-NPR campaign

NPR's blockbuster investigative report exposing the private prison industry's role in writing and bankrolling the "lock 'em up" Arizona immigration law that passed earlier...

Lamborn leverages FOX anti-NPR campaign to win support for anti-PBS bill

Colorado Springs U.S.Rep. Doug Lamborn is leveraging the FOX News campaign to strip taxpayer funding from National Public Radio to ignite interest in a...

Sherrod to sue Breitbart, joins ACORN employees in seeking redress

AP reports that Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod has declared she will sue right-wing activist publisher Andrew Breitbart for posting a tendentious blog and...

Who is Steve King, the man Gardner disinvited to a fundraiser...

Steve King is an Iowa Republican Congressman. He was scheduled to host a $100 a plate fundraiser for Fourth Congressional District GOP candidate Cory...

FBI issues release on guilty pleas of right-wing activists led by...

The FBI just released details of the guilty pleas entered Wednesday by the right-wing activists who entered Sen. Mary Landrieu’s office under false pretenses...

Maddow reports real ACORN story half-year too late

On MSNBC Tuesday night Rachel Maddow ran segments of the unedited ACORN video tapes posted online by California Attorney General Jerry Brown last week....

Calif. Attorney General: ACORN committed no criminal acts

The California attorney general's office yesterday found the anti-poverty organization ACORN guilty of no criminal acts. The investigation, which came to the same conclusion...