Politics of the United States

Leaders of Tea Party, GOP to meet on strategies

WASHINGTON — About 50 leaders of the grassroots Tea Party movement will meet in Washington today with Republican Party chairman Michael Steele and other top party operatives to discuss campaign strategies and conservative principles.

Marvel admits to mistake of Tea Party protestors as part of anti-American group in Captain America

Do you believe their excuse? It took a blogger and the Internet to highlight this issue. Marvel responds in the blog post and tries to explain why the Tea Party was put in that particular issue.
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Foreign Money in American Politics?

Foreign Money in American Politics?
Some Say Supreme Court's Decision in Citizens United Case Has Opened New Path
By MATTHEW MOSK
http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/foreign-money-american-politics/story?id=9...
Jan. 24, 2010 —
Some election lawyers believe that last week's landmark U.S. Supreme Court opinion may have opened a new avenue for foreign money to enter the American political system, and that the justices are inviting a repeat of the 1996 Chinese money scandal that bloodied the Clinton administration.

Carl Rove meets with Simpson faction

See Free Press site for photos.
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Karl Rove met with Jeff Simpson and other area Republicans before the Lincoln Day Dinner on Jan. 21.

“Its very exciting to meet Rove and have the opportunity to sit down with him,” said Simpson, chairman of one Lucas County Republican Party faction. “This is the fun stuff, the gravy. This is why we get involved, why we go out and support candidates.”

http://www.toledofreepress.com/2010/01/21/rove-meets-with-simpson-faction/

Probed lobbyist had stake in firms

Washington Times has the latest:

Superlobbyist Paul Magliocchetti, the focus of a federal criminal investigation, held an ownership interest in three small, privately held companies that his lobbying firm had helped obtain millions of federal tax dollars in congressional earmarks.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/jan/15/probed-lobbyist-had-stak...

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