June 27, 2012

Orrin Hatch Uses Corporate Cash To Fend Off Tea Party Challenge

Last night, incumbent Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) easily bested a tea party-backed primary challenge from Dan Liljenquist, getting 66% of the vote to his 33%. Hatch’s win came on the heels of a huge fundraising advantage. He raised $9,709,238 and spent $10,151,378 during the campaign cycle, while Liljenquist raised $778,362 and spent only $614,638. Interestingly, 40 percent of the
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March 20, 2012

Feds Decline To Investigate K Street Lobbyists Working On Behalf Of U.S.-Designated ‘Terrorist’ Group

As Republic Report reported last week, there are a number of high-profile American politicos — including former directors of the CIA and FBI, presidential candidates, and mayors of major American cities — who have taken up the cause of de-listing the  Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK) from the State Department’s list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations. The Department of
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