US Senate Race: Can passion push Cruz to victory?

By The Associated Press

Grassroots fervor carried Cruz to US Senate runoff; can it topple mainstream choice Dewhurst?

Excerpts from this story referencing "Fox News Channel":

"… has produced television and web spots for Dewhurst and sang his praises on Fox News Channel. Dewhurst also has formal endorsements from a list of state senators and o …"

Romney flip-flops on use of earmarks

By The Associated Press

Romney the presidential nominee is anti-earmark, but as governor, Mass. had many 'high priority projects'

Excerpts from this story referencing "Congress":

"… nd became a symbol for Washington's out-of-control spending when Congress passed it in 2005.In a letter June 17, 2004, to the transportation panel's …"

"… country makes requests for funding, but governors do not get to decide how Congress appropriates money," said Andrea Saul, a Romney spokeswoman. "Gov. Romney …"

"… of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation as the measure moved through Congress, said Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass."The Romney administration was crystal cle …"

"… rful sway on spending matters as the big transportation bill moved through Congress. Young netted more than $50,000, according to a Boston Globe story at the …"

John Boehner: A pro-business agenda

By Josh Israel, Aaron Mehta and Caitlin Ginley

A pro-business agenda

Excerpts from this story referencing "Ohio":

"… panies after merger or acquisition. …"

"… rs to Congressional leaders.Boehner, 60, whose district is in southwestern Ohio, began his career working in the packaging and plastics industry. After tw …"

"… ry. After two years on the Union Township Board of Trustees and six in the Ohio House of Representatives, Boehner made his first bid for federal office in …"

"… d the scandal-plagued incumbent Republican in a primary and easily won the Ohio’s 8th Congressional District seat in the general election. He has won mo …"

Coulda been a contender: Catching up with ’08 presidential also-rans

By Caitlin Ginley

PaperTrail is going through withdrawal. Memories of once-regular characters like Fred Thompson, Chris Dodd, and the slew of other presidenti

Excerpts from this story referencing "Fox News Channel":

"… he’s currently hawking on a book tour, and he hosts a television show on Fox News Channel called, excitingly, Huckabee. Set your DVRs for weekends at 8 p.m.Meanwhil …"

The millionaire's media megaphone

By Alicia C. Shepard

Rich people live lives that most everyone else can only imagine. They can buy the nicest cars, drink the finest wines, afford the best docto

Excerpts from this story referencing "Adelaide":

"… e into control of a newspaper as a young man — he inherited The News, in Adelaide, Australia, when he was 21 — and now his News Corporation empire is glob …"

527 Ad Spending Heavy in Midwestern States

By Derek Willis

Wisconsin and Iowa see millions in advertising since June

Excerpts from this story referencing "MoveOn.org":

"… llinois and Missouri—along with smaller amounts in several other states. MoveOn.org Voter Fund, a national group opposed to Bush, paid more than $1.7 million …"

Advisors of influence: Nine members of the Defense Policy Board have ties to defense contractors

By André Verlöy and Daniel Politi

Data by Aron Pilhofer WASHINGTON, March 28, 2003 — Of the 30 members of the Defense Policy Board, the government-appointed group that advis

Excerpts from this story referencing "member":

"… and two Democratic administrations.Data analysis by Aron Pilhofer …"

"… have won more than $76 billion in defense contracts in 2001 and 2002. Four members are registered lobbyists, one of whom represents two of the three largest …"

"… ies with business before the Defense Department, although he will remain a member of the board. Eight of Perle’s colleagues on the board have ties to comp …"

"… enter for Public Integrity.The companies with ties to Defense Policy Board members include prominent firms like Boeing, TRW, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Mart …"

'Dark money' groups fueled by cable industry

By Julie Patel

Americans for Prosperity, Americans for Tax Reform among beneficiaries, new disclosure shows.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Club for Growth":

"… egislative strategist at Americans for Prosperity and previously worked at Club for Growth, another group that doesn’t disclose its donors. The Center for Individ …"

Fox News host Sean Hannity bankrolls Republicans despite assertion he's not one

By Michael Beckel

Fox News host's political giving benefits Republicans despite assertion he's not one.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Hillary Clinton":

"… ty since she wouldn't be running in the general election against then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., opting instead to run for New York state attorney general. Since …"

News Corp. leans left by donating to Democrats

By Dave Levinthal

Media powerhouse's PAC bankrolls liberals despite reputation for conservatism.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Dianne Feinstein":

"… receiving News America-FOXPAC cash last election cycle included Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Amy Klobuchar of Mi …"

Denying global warming with John Stossel

By Lisa Chiu

ABC News reporter John Stossel doesn’t fear global warming, and he’s working to make sure you don’t, either....