Breaking on KDKA Channel 02: “A Pittsburgh police commander says a volunteer for the McCain campaign who reported being robbed and attacked near a bank ATM in Bloomfield has confessed to making up the story. Police say charges will be filed.”
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Friday October 24, 2008 10:56 am|
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Wednesday October 22, 2008 3:14 pm|
In his first TV interview after picking his running mate, John McCain famously described Sarah Palin as his “partner and soulmate,” but now at least one interviewer is picking up a less friendly vibe from the Republican ticket. Sam Stein reports:
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Monday October 20, 2008 9:04 pm|
The Ohio Secretary of State and her office are the targets of a harassment campaign which has has forced them to put their website in "static mode" due to repeated attempts to breach security. The office has also received threats and suspicious packages, according to a press release issued yesterday: "Unfortunately, [the attacks on the [...]
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Sunday October 19, 2008 10:43 am|
Young Political Majors is a GOP-linked consulting firm that has been accused of tricking California voters in to registering as Republicans under the guise of signing a petition to get tough on child molesters.
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Friday October 17, 2008 10:43 am|
Why have the Republicans redoubled their attacks on the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) as Obama’s lead increases?
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Tuesday October 14, 2008 10:42 am|
For a minute, forget the difference between voter fraud and registration fraud and the history of ACORN-bashing as voter suppression. Has anyone stopped to consider whether the Republican National Congressional Committee’s allegations against ACORN make any sense?
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Monday October 13, 2008 8:47 am|
Sarah Palin replaced Alaska’s public safety commissioner with a man she knew had been accused of sexually harassing an employee.
An independent investigator concluded last week that Palin abused her power as governor by orchestrating a pressure campaign to fire her ex brother-in-law, state trooper Mark Wooten. Palin allegedly fired Alaska’s esteemed public safety commissione, Walt Monegan, because Monegan refused to fire Wooten.
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Monday October 6, 2008 11:17 am|
Sarah Palin said last week that “[Barack Obama] is someone who sees America as imperfect enough to pal around with terrorists who targeted their own country.”
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Sunday October 5, 2008 4:07 pm|
Rolling Stone‘s cover story, Make-Believe Maverick, is a brutal and brilliant expose of John McCain’s pretensions of valor. The story opens with a telling anecdote: In 1974 McCain runs into Lt. Col. John Dramesi, a fellow former POW. Unlike McCain, Dramesi refused to give a false confession under torture. So, the encounter is awkward. Both [...]
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Wednesday September 24, 2008 4:39 pm|
The McCain campaign claims that campaign manager Rick Davis separated from his lobbying firm, Davis Manafort in 2006: