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 "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 "Central America":

"… ng pro-telecommunications trade policies, including the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), which opened up wireless ma …"

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 "singer":

"… called The Mike Douglas Show. Douglas was then a little-known former band singer and the show offered celebrity interviews; the show gained popularity, wen …"

527 Ad Spending Heavy in Midwestern States

By Derek Willis

Wisconsin and Iowa see millions in advertising since June

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington, D.C.":

"… $1.7 million to its media consultants in August for ads that mainly ran in Washington, D.C., according to the filings.The Center for Public Integrity's analysis is th …"

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 "Secretary of Defense":

"… ated.According to its charter, the board was set up in 1985 to provide the Secretary of Defense “with independent, informed advice and opinion concerning major matters …"

"… of defense policy.” The members are selected by and report to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy—currently Douglas Feith, a former Reagan administration offic …"

"… , a former Reagan administration official. All members are approved by the Secretary of Defense. The board’s quarterly meetings—normally held over a two-day period— …"

"… staff for the Air Force, Fogleman has served as a military advisor to the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council and the President. He also served as comman …"

'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 "Politics":

"… ama during the 2012 election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan group that tracks campaign spending. Americans for Prosperi …"

"… llion on the 2012 federal election, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The group’s president and founder, Grover Norquist, is famous for his T …"

"… eviously worked in government jobs, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The group’s IRS form says its mission “is to advance the cable and t …"

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 "Mike Huckabee":

"… resident Ronald Reagan; former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee; syndicated columnist Cal Thomas; and Karl Rove, a top Bush …"

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....