What a fantastic talent liberals possess, the ability to talk out of both sides of their mouths. One side utters platitudes about campaign finance reform and the nefarious influence of money in politics, while the other whispers in the ears of oligarchs and plutocrats. One side slanders Republicans as the tools of corporate interests, while the other solicits donations from some of the largest corporations in the world. The next journalist to examine influence peddling on K Street need only walk two blocks south, to H Street. There he’ll find one heck of a story.
A conservative think tank that the Center for American Progress has accused of being a corporate shill slammed the liberal behemoth for its reported hypocrisy.
Days before Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed in Washington, D.C., for a series of high profile meetings, an influential liberal think tank with ties to the White House released a report that highlighted its cozy relationship with wealthy foreign benefactors from Turkey.
A liberal think tank with close ties to the Obama administration took money from General Motors and other businesses without disclosing that fact as it publicly campaigned for policies benefitting those companies.
Retail giant Walmart defended its garment production operations on Wednesday in the face of reports that a Bangladeshi factory that killed hundreds when it collapsed last month was producing apparel for its stores.
Two organizations led by former Obama staffers are launching a new grassroots campaign to get people, specifically young people to buy health insurance.
Those curious to know how Washington functions in the era of Barack Obama would benefit from reading a Dec. 17 item by Al Kamen in the Washington Post. Its 333 words pretty much sum things up.
The apparent admission of a top lawyer for the Obama campaign during a recent conference call that the campaign has “work[ed] with some” nonprofit organizations raises questions about the campaign’s coordination with liberal nonprofit groups and could put the nonprofit status of those groups at risk.
The Obama campaign has dispatched Bill Clinton to raise money from a secretive group of big-money liberals.
A former domestic worker for a major Democratic donor and socialite has accused her husband of sexual harassment.