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Documents suggest Rove, Norquist groups played beyond campaign finance limits

On its 2012 tax return, GOP strategist Karl Rove's dark money behemoth Crossroads GPS justified its status as a tax-exempt social welfare group in part by citing its grants of $35 million to other similarly aligned nonprofits.

Shutdown strategy report: Obamacare popularity boosted; House GOP popularity tanked

You didn't have to be in the room to know what happened at the big White House shutdown confab Thursday.

WATCH: Tancredo calls on Napolitano to resign in wake of rancher...

Former Congressman and anti-illegal immigration hawk Tom Tancredo today posted a YouTube ratcheting up his criticism of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano,...

Tancredo demands Napolitano send National Guard to Arizona border

Former U.S. Congressman and anti-illegal immigration firebrand Tom Tancredo called on Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Sunday to send the national guard to the Arizona border, where rancher Rob Krentz was killed this weekend, reportedly by drug smugglers.

Ron Paul CPAC victory more evidence of stiffening right ideology

WASHINGTON-- The news that Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) had won the 2010 CPAC presidential straw poll was leaked early, to soften the blow. Before GOP pollster Tony Fabrizio had even begun to click through a Powerpoint presentation that shared the results, reporters were informed of Paul’s easy, 31 percent victory over nine Republicans tipped as serious 2012 contenders. Those reporters started to write stories on Paul’s surprise win, waiting for the official announcement — and an explosion of jeering and booing in the main ballroom of the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Sighing with relief, press aides for the annual conservative conference made sure that the on-site media had heard that reaction.

Conservative big wigs pledge to save country from tyrants, despots and...

According to Dave Weigel, writing at Colorado Independent sister site in DC, some of the top dogs of the conservative establishment gathered in a...

Tancredo: Jindal politically dead; Grover Norquist should be jailed

At CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, which is being held in D.C. this week, former Rep. Tom Tancredo joined the fireworks brigade by brushing off party leader Rush Limbaugh and blasting GOP leading light Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Later, at a meeting of the Young Americans for Western Civilization, Tancredo told The Washington Independent's David Weigel that "Gang of Five neocon and anti-tax champion Grover Norquist should be jailed for advancing the cause of Muslim terrorism at the highest levels of U.S. government.

Grover Norquist to take day off from drowning government in bathtub

Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) founder Grover Norquist, dubbed the "field marshal of the Bush plan," will take Tuesday off to celebrate the anniversary of Ronald Reagan's inauguration and, incidentally, gird his tax-cutting loins against the incoming Obama administration, Politico's Ben Smith notes. Norquist, the preeminent "thumb-in-the-eye radical rightist," famously set the course for the modern Republican Party when he stated, "My goal is to cut government in half in 25 years, to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub.”
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