Come Saturday Morning: Adelson’s Wife Turned Nonprofit Clinic Into Political Vehicle (UPDATE: Truthout Retracts Story)

By: Saturday January 19, 2013 6:45 am

01/31/13 UPDATE: Word has come to me that Truthout has retracted the story to which my blog post below refers. The story, by Truthout’s Danny Weil, apparently misread the OpenSecrets data, and confused contributions made by individuals with those from PACs. I regret passing along this error in the Truthout story, a story I cited in good faith.

 

Burying the Money

By: Tuesday July 12, 2011 5:15 pm

This is almost too easy. The GEO Group, a huge, multi-billion dollar corporation, also has a political action committee so that they can essentially donate twice in every political campaign they want to be a part of (it’s called GEOPAC). But apparently, all those billions of dollars couldn’t buy them lawyers that could understand the difference between state and federal laws.

Late Night: GOP’s Latest Embarrassments – Freshman Fundraiser and Sarah Palin

By: Tuesday January 4, 2011 8:00 pm

The Michael Steele trainwreck is a thing of the near past, and his misdeeds are now eclipsed by a double wallop: An expensive fundraiser for GOP freshmen Congress people, and what at least is being speculated on as being a warming towards the LGBT community.

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