A suicide in Montgomery last week is just the latest unusual death connected to Alabama’s conservative establishment in recent months. Is something going on?
|By: RogerShuler Monday September 20, 2010 10:03 am|
|By: RogerShuler Monday September 13, 2010 10:24 am|
An Alabama lawsuit provides a roadmap of the connections between the Christian Coalition and the Jack Abramoff scandal.
|By: RogerShuler Tuesday August 17, 2010 1:34 pm|
Tom DeLay was at the heart of the Jack Abramoff scandal, but it appears he will escape prosecution. How?
|By: RogerShuler Thursday June 17, 2010 9:15 am|
Is the Jack Abramoff story winding down or heating up?
|By: Ruth Calvo Tuesday June 15, 2010 9:00 am|
Running against Rep. Kendrick Meek in FL for the Democratic nomination for Senate, Jeff Greene has unique credentials. His billions were made off the bailout of AIG, so technically, he’s receiving public funds.
While the concept of public funding envisions relieving campaigns of the need to raise funds and therefore peddle influence, Greene’s case stands out. His unsavory past helps as well, to make his candidacy one of unrivaled strangeness as material for public office.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday February 2, 2010 8:37 am|
By Zach Carter, Media Consortium Blogger
In a landmark decision last week, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations could spend unlimited funds to influence American elections, overturning a century of legal precedent. The Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC undermines the integrity of the U.S. government, as President Barack Obama emphasized at his State of the Union address. But the decision also deals a damaging blow to the U.S. economy by encouraging lawmakers to write economic rules that benefit specific companies at the expense of everyone else.
|By: RogerShuler Friday November 6, 2009 5:57 am|
A Republican insider says Alabama Governor received campaign funding from Mississippi Choctaw gaming interests. Could this lead to a widespread investigation of GOP operatives, including those responsible for the Don Siegelman prosecution?
|By: Cujo359 Friday February 20, 2009 12:06 pm|
After the departure of the much celebrated Deborah Howell from the ombudsman position at the Washington Post, some may have feared that the new ombudsman might have misinterpreted his job description. Happily, I can report that doesn’t appear to be the case.