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 "Texas":

"… the lake than they are going to vote." …"

"… " or two. The tea party favorite for a U.S. Senate seat from Texas has come a long way since he kicked off his campaign more than a year ago …"

"… cle — the solid base of support the 66-year-old Dewhurst has built among Texas conservatives during his 13 years in politics, including nine overseeing t …"

"… can possibly communicate with 25 million people spread across the state of Texas," Cruz, 41, said in a recent interview, reflecting on his efforts to becom …"

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 "Worcester":

"… River, and $25 million for a highway interchange on Interstate 495 in the Worcester Democrat's district.The Romney aide wrote in the email that the projects w …"

John Boehner: A pro-business agenda

By Josh Israel, Aaron Mehta and Caitlin Ginley

A pro-business agenda

Excerpts from this story referencing "Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association":

"… to fight to preserve the rule. FedEx did not return calls for comment.10. Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association — $142,390In tenth place with at least $142,390 in contributions: the Se …"

"… on — $142,390In tenth place with at least $142,390 in contributions: the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), a financial trade organization that represents banks, securities …"

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 "Hillary Clinton":

"… he slew of other presidential contenders are beginning to fade. And though Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden have stayed in the picture — benefiting from President-Ele …"

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 "mayor":

"… h Guiliani in his first, although unsuccessful, bid to become New York’s mayor.————————————————-While Murdoch may have hi …"

527 Ad Spending Heavy in Midwestern States

By Derek Willis

Wisconsin and Iowa see millions in advertising since June

Excerpts from this story referencing "Federal Election Commission":

"… h, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of filings with the Federal Election Commission. Some of the stations reach into Minnesota and Illinois, according to the …"

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 "Transportation Committee":

"… of several committees including the House Armed Services Committee and the Transportation Committee. In 2002 she lobbied for such clients as the Minnesota Department of Trans …"

"… of several committees including the House Armed Services committee and the Transportation Committee. In 2002 she lobbied for such clients as the Minnesota Department of Trans …"

'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 "Barack Obama":

"… eral groups that spent millions of dollars in attempts to defeat President Barack Obama, new disclosures indicate. A 2012 tax return filing, obtained today by th …"

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 "South Carolina":

"… my Klobuchar of Minnesota, as well as House Minority Whip James Clyburn of South Carolina and Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland. And its support of Democrats& …"

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 "Stossel":

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

"… the Center’s research on global warming critics, we recorded footage of Stossel giving a closing speech at a gathering of climate change skeptics in NYC i …"

"… ng news reports on global warming to fears of killer bees and the Y2K bug, Stossel then criticized coverage of the first day of the conference by the “soci …"

"… rting the audience to the scourge of global warming “scare mongering,” Stossel turned his attention to helping the 400-plus attendees better sell their s …"