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Stewart calls out Fox News hypocrisy: ‘Go f*ck yourselves’

Fox News contributor Bernie Goldberg is worried that liberals are using a few bad actors at Tea Parties to tar “the entire Tea Party movement and the Republican Party.” Jon Stewart has found numerous examples of pundits at Fox News trying to do the same to the “far left.” A…

Report: Tea Parties created as GOP political ploy

The Tea Party has been billed as an organic grassroots operation, but a newly uncovered document obtained by Politico suggests the movement has been successfully co-opted as a Republican fundraising ploy. GOP political consultant Joe Wierzbicki floated the proposal a year ago today to create the Tea Party Express, a…

Move over Michael Steele: NRCC holds its own racy fundraisers

In the wake of the “Bondage-gate” scandal, in which the Republican National Committee paid for wealthy young GOP donors to attend a lesbian-themed Hollywood night club, attention is turning to the National Republican Congressional Committee’s own use of Las Vegas burlesque clubs to hold its fundraisers. “We do a Las…

Steele’s RNC fundraising may have violated federal limits

Stories of financial malfeasance at the Republican National Committee spread from a scandal involving $2,000 spent at a bondage-themed strip club to a possible quid-pro-quo fundraising agreement to circumvent federal restrictions on campaign finance.…

Chamber of Commerce attacks effort to ban secretly funded ads

The nation’s largest and most formidable lobbying group is apparently unsatisfied with being able to spend unlimited amounts of cash to influence elections — they insist they should be able to do so in secret. Bloomberg News reports that “U.S. companies would lose their ability to secretly finance political advertising…

Pornstar mulling Senate run embraces GOP after sex-club scandal

RNC made ‘a frugal investment with a keen eye toward maximum return,’ says Daniels Here’s one new supporter the Republican Party might be better off without. Former porn star and lifelong Democrat Stormy Daniels has found a new home in the GOP after its notorious expenditures at a bondage-themed strip…

Top RNC fundraiser quits after scandals

The Republican National Committee has lost one of its top fundraisers amidst a backdrop of scandals hounding RNC Chairman Michael Steele. Sam Fox, a former US ambassador to Belgium and hearty supporter of President George W. Bush, has resigned a senior position within the Party’s fundraising ranks, Politico’s Ben Smith…

Republican threatens filibuster if next Supreme Court nominee stands up ‘for the little guy’

There is not yet a vacancy on the Supreme Court but the second-ranking Republican in the Senate is already planning a strategy of opposing President Barack Obama’s potential nominee. Jon Kyl (R-Az) told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that Republicans are prepared to fight a nominee who might stick up for…

Crist wants probe of Fla. GOP finances: ‘This thing stinks’

Florida governor Charlie Crist has requested a federal investigation into the Republican Party of Florida as accusations of mismanagement and under-the-table deals continue to mount.…

Exclusive: FEC commissioner helped RNC conceal role in 2004 vote suppression

Judge found sworn testimony ‘belied’ the facts Caroline Hunter, a Bush-appointed Federal Election Commissioner who remains in office, provided misleading statements under oath in an effort to conceal Republican National Committee involvement in vote suppression activities during the 2004 presidential election, a Raw Story investigation has found. Legal experts say…

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