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Americans for Prosperity refuse to retract ‘demonstrably false’ blog post

The conservative group Americans for Prosperity (AFP) has refused to retract an article accusing Think Progress reporter Lee Fang of lying to media staff, despite an audio recording that indicates he did not. In an anonymously published blog titled “Lee Fang Lies“, the group said the reporter misrepresented himself at…

Cain gets stumped badly by question at Cain-Gingrich debate

During the Herman Cain-Newt Gingrich debate Saturday evening, the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza had another not-so-presidential moment in a rocky week for him. When asked by Americans for Prosperity Texas chairman Ben Streusand on whether he would favor either a “defined benefit plan” or “premium support” for Medicare, Cain’s…

Maddow: Herman Cain’s campaign basically is the Koch brothers

On her show Monday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow noted that Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is an avid numerologist who is obsessed with the number 45. She also pointed out numerous links between Cain and the conservative billionaire Koch brothers. For instance, before running for president, he worked for…

Tea party headed to Wisconsin to defend Republican state senators

Two prominent tea party groups will begin their four-day “Restoring Common Sense” tour in Wisconsin on Friday to support the Republicans facing recall elections. CNN reported that the Tea Party Nation and Tea Party Express will hold rallies across the state to defend six Republican state senators. “The tea party…

Joe the Horny Plumber: ‘I don’t know everything about everything’

Please let this bumblef*ck run for office – he’s a conservative gift that keeps on giving. Joe the Plumber’s on the road in blue collar territory, paid for by the anti-labor group Americans for Prosperity, ostensibly to represent opposition to the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) (H.R. 1409, S. 560) . Perhaps…

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