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  • 'Super PACs' largely funded by a wealthy few

    When it comes to big money in politics, Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons' influence has long been apparent in Texas, where he has plowed more than $1 million into Rick Perry's gubernatorial campaigns. Now Simmons has found a new outlet for his outsize...
  • Andrew Breitbart dies at 43; conservative Internet entrepreneur who took on the left

    Andrew Breitbart dies at 43; conservative Internet entrepreneur who took on the left
    Andrew Breitbart, the pugnacious, conservative Internet entrepreneur who took on the left and what he called the "media bully cabal" with a series of exposes that were explosive and sometimes flawed, died early Thursday after collapsing near his home in...
  • Current events, culture and all that jazz

    Current events, culture and all that jazz
    Can a live lit show about all things current find happiness in a jazz club steeped in a century of history? That’s what Christopher Piatt aims to find out this weekend as he moves The Paper Machete to the storied music club. Piatt, a former Time...
  • Saul, folks

     
    UPDATED with many new links: Saul Alinsky, really? What small percentage of Americans knows enough about Saul Alinsky to understand Newt Gingrich's continual use of his name to slur President Barack Obama? A list of recent commentaries and relevant...
  • 'Underground' by Mark Rudd

    Underground My Life With SDS and the Weathermen Mark Rudd William Morrow: 326 pp., $25.99 Mark Rudd is the guy from the Weather Underground who is not Bill Ayers. Both were leaders of the group that worked for the violent overthrow of the United...
  • What's the deal with Larry?

     
    Once, years ago, Newsday regularly quoted a man named Larry Johnson, a former CIA and State Department counterterrorism expert, on various intelligence matters, because he was both helpful and astute. This year, close followers of Campaign 2008 would...
  • Barack Obama records sealed at Illinois

     
    by Mark Silva The University of Illinois has refused to release records related to Sen. Barack Obama's service for a nonprofit educational project that put him in contact with activist William Ayers, a 1960s-era radical and now education professor. The......
  • Walter Annenberg was friend to GOP

     
    by John McCormick When the University of Illinois at Chicago releases records this week dealing with Sen. Barack Obama's work with a nonprofit linked to former 1960s radical William Ayers, look for his campaign to stress that the group also......
  • Obama's sealed records: Daley Library

     
    by John Kass Conservative writer Stanley Kurtz -- researching an article for the National Review about connections between Barack Obama and former Weather Underground terrorist William Ayers -- made a big mistake. The poor man took a wrong turn on......
  • Illinois releasing Barack Obama's records

     
    by Mark Silva DENVER -- As the Democratic Party prepares to unleash its presidential nominating convention here, the University of Illinois at Chicago said today that it will release records of Sen. Barack Obama's service to a nonprofit organization...
  • McCain: Remember the 60s!!!

     
    In response to Obama's nomination, McCain's campaign blasts out an item from its official blogger, Michael Goldfarb, reminding everyone that 40 years ago, Bill Ayers, the Chicago professor and ex-Weatherman radical who was a state Senate constituent,...