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Democrats capitalize on Justice Scalia’s death with fundraising email

In the hours following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the discussion quickly turned political, as both liberals and conservatives weighed in on the ramifications of a new appointee to the Court. The Democratic Party, however, may have reached a new depth of tasteless, sending out an email Saturday (February 13) asking supporters to demand Congress act on ... Read More »

Mega-donors plan GOP war council

A group of major GOP donors, led by New York billionaire Paul Singer, is quietly expanding its political footprint ahead of the midterm elections in an increasingly assertive effort to shape the direction of the Republican Party.

The operation was launched discreetly last year, with the previously unreported formation of a club called the American Opportunity Alliance to bring together some of the richest pro-business GOP donors in the country, several of whom share Singer’s support for gay rights, immigration reform and the state of Israel. Around the same time, Singer and his allies also formed a federal fundraising committee called Friends for an American Majority that raised big checks for a select list of the GOP’s most highly touted 2014 Senate hopefuls...

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GOP War on Conservatives Backfires!

On Friday, every political campaign had to file its 2013 year end report with the FEC. The reports delivered two big surprises. The Democrats are dominating the Republicans in fundraising. More surprising, perhaps, though, is that Tea Party and conservative SuperPACs raised around three times as much as GOP establishment SuperPACs. The DC GOP may have started the war against the Tea Party, but it won't finish it...

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