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In Wisconsin, Dark Money Got A Mining Company What It Wanted

Oct 14 2014 2:12pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

This story first appeared on ProPublica and The Daily Beast. When billionaire Chris Cline's company bought an option to mine a swath of northern Wisconsin in 2010, the company touted the project's potential to bring up to 700 well-paid jobs to a hard-pressed part of the state But the Florida-based company wanted something in return for its estimated $1.5 billion investment — a change to Wisconsin law to speed up the iron mining permit process. So, Cline officials courted ...
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Democrat Investment in South Dakota: An Expensive Publicity Gambit?

Oct 14 2014 1:55pm CDT | Source: Big Government

What's the price for a series of headlines suggesting the political landscape for control of the Senate has shifted significantly in the Democrats' favor? Key GOP operatives say the $1 million ad buy in South Dakota purchased just that – and that the race isn't really in danger for Republican Gov. Mike Rounds. Last week, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced that they would spend $1 ...
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Obama's disease-infected America

Oct 13 2014 6:39pm CDT | Source: WND

We are being lied to on a massive scale pursuant to the outbreak of deadly infectious diseases, and not surprisingly, most of the public believes the lies. There is a pandemic of misinformation and outright lies coming from the Obama administration and a contumacious Republican Party, along with a complicit mainstream media. How many more opportunities do we give Obama to destroy America? Are we going to allow Karl Rove, John Boehner, et al., who are working in concert with O ...
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Koch Brothers Meet Their Match In Alaska Senate Race

Oct 13 2014 1:11pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Republicans' most likely path to retaking the Senate in November requires GOPers to pick up seats in six key states: Alaska, Arkansas, Louisiana, Montana, South Dakota, and West Virginia. Of the six, Alaska—where Democratic Sen. Mark Begich is facing off against former Republican Attorney General Dan Sullivan—may be the closest race. That's why right-wing groups backed by the likes of the Koch ...
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Republicans Look To Oust West Virginia's Only Democratic House Member

Oct 12 2014 9:29am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

OAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — Democrat Nick Rahall, a southern West Virginia face so familiar he goes by "Nick Joe," bears an Obama burden like few others in Congress as he faces his toughest re-election fight in almost four decades. Rahall's 3rd District hardly resembles the Democratic stronghold it once was. In the seat snaking through the coalfields, Mitt Romney trounced President Barack Obama by 32 percentage po ...
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This Congressman Doesn't Blend In On Capitol Hill, And That's OK

Oct 9 2014 9:12am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

This story was originally published by Ozy. Rallying volunteers at his campaign headquarters in Elk Grove, California, Congressman Amerish “Ami” Bera sounds like any other So Cal bro. The lifelong Californian speaks with the laid-back lilt of a surfer, so common in his native Los Angeles County. A surfer, though, he is not. In fact, Bera is a prominent Sacramento-area doctor, the only Indian-Americ ...
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How Will Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS Stay Within The Law In 2014?

Oct 8 2014 3:55pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Crossroads GPS, the political nonprofit founded by Karl Rove in 2010, announced on Oct. 3 that it has raised $75 million in 2014, just as it begins a massive advertising campaign targeting Democratic candidates for Senate. The group said it plans to spend at least $23 million in the final months of the 2014 election. What is unclear is how Crossroads GPS can reach its spending goals without coming into conflict with the tax laws that p ...
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Mitt Romney For President In 2016? It's Not Entirely Out Of The Question

Oct 8 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Mitt Romney, day in and day out, hears it wherever he goes, whether at campaign events for Republican congressional candidates, restaurants, or private dinners, the message is the same - run for president in 2016. Romney associates say he is flattered by the attention and believes he would have done a better job if he had defe ...
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Koch-Backed Small Biz Group Endorses Walker

Oct 3 2014 8:34am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has endorsed Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for reelection. No surprise here. The NFIB purports to represent small business, but receives much of its funding from big business interests including the Kochs, the far-right Bradley Foundation, and Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS -- which are the same groups that have long supported Walker. The NFIB uses those funds ...
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