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 "Rick Perry":

"… e." Among those helping Dewhurst is Texas' popular governor, Rick Perry, who has produced television and web spots for Dewhurst and sang his prais …"

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 "Fox News Channel":

"… ks. Look, I'm in favor of a ban on earmarks," Romney said of Santorum in a Fox News Channel interview on Thursday.The Santorum campaign, jabbing at Romney's past supp …"

John Boehner: A pro-business agenda

By Josh Israel, Aaron Mehta and Caitlin Ginley

A pro-business agenda

Excerpts from this story referencing "Columbus":

"… M. Boich — $48,100Wayne M. Boich, the CEO of the Boich Cos., a Columbus, Ohio-based coal firm, is Boehner’s third-biggest contributor, with at l …"

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 "media exception":

"… ly legal — the campaign finance laws contain what is referred to as a “media exception” exempting from regulation the money spent on producing and distributing …"

527 Ad Spending Heavy in Midwestern States

By Derek Willis

Wisconsin and Iowa see millions in advertising since June

Excerpts from this story referencing "liberal":

"… ran ads costing nearly $952,000 during a similar period.The Media Fund, a liberal group opposed to Bush, purchased nearly $249,000 in ads in Wisconsin and n …"

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 "Louisiana":

"… ies; its founder, J. Bennett Johnston, is a former Democratic senator from Louisiana who chaired the Energy Committee.None of the members with ties to defense …"

'Dark money' groups fueled by cable industry

By Julie Patel

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

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.

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 "Mark Pryor":

"… News America-FOXPAC cash include Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah ($5,000); Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark. ($2,500); Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. ($1,500); Rep. John Conyers, D …"

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....

Excerpts from this story referencing "John Stossel":

"… lfleet.”UPDATE: Check out our latest on the conference. …"