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A man walks past a flooded and closed Compromise Street in Annapolis, Maryland. Heavy rains and coastal flooding forced the closure of several roads in Maryland's capital city on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. (AP Photo/The Capital, Joshua McKerrow)
May 29, 2014 | News & Notes

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

Karl Rove attends a ceremony to unveil the portraits of former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush, May 31,2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 14, 2014 | News & Notes

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, right, talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. August 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 20, 2014 | Blog

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: Karl Rove raises millions and 15 actions Obama could take to stem the flow of money in politics. Continue reading

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January 16, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ. Continue reading

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December 2, 2013 | Blog

The proposed regulations could dramatically limit how nonprofits spend money, but it’s not clear whether groups would comply. Continue reading

"The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor" by Nathaniel Currier, a lithograph depicting the 1773 Boston Tea Party shows how some colonists disguised themselves as Native Americans. In this scandal, the IRS was looking for political operatives disguised as tea partiers. (Wikicommons)
May 15, 2013 | Blog

The revelation that a Cincinnati IRS field office was targeting conservative social welfare organizations for special scrutiny has generated more outrage than even the IRS is used to receiving. Continue reading

Jim Messina,  national chairman of Organizing for Action and President Obama's former campaign manager. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
March 7, 2013 | Blog
The president's nonprofit announces a change in policy after receiving criticism from editorial boards and campaign finance reformers.
Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, right, talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. August 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
February 4, 2013 | Blog
American Crossroads, the super PAC Rove founded, is starting a new project that will back established moderate candidates who are more likely to win general elections over far-right ideologues.
Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, right, talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. August 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
November 12, 2012 | Blog

Senior Writer Michael Winship looks at how the partnership of money and politics played out both during and after the election. Continue reading

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October 26, 2012 | Blog
A roundup of the week that was in political dark money, including a look at where attacks ads are most concentrated and tallies of the exponential increase in spending since Citizens United.
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October 12, 2012 | Blog

From Mother Jones, the week that was in the world of political dark money, including Karl Rove’s American Crossroads and liberal super PACs in the Massachusetts congressional race. Continue reading

Becky Olson votes while her 2-year old daughter Lauren walks underneath the voting booths set up at the Seventh Day Adventist church Tuesday morning in Kuna, Idaho. November 2006. (AP Photo/Troy Maben)
September 25, 2012 | Q&A

Richard Hasen, author of the Election Law Blog, discusses truths and exaggerations on both sides of the voting rights debate. Continue reading

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September 14, 2012

Author Craig Unger describes the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that may enable Karl Rove to to once again affect a presidential election. Continue reading

Karl Rove talks in his mobile phone as he walks across the floor before the second session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. August 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 14, 2012
An excerpt from Craig Unger's new book, framing Karl Rove as Republican Party kingmaker.
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September 7, 2012 | Blog
The election's 10 weeks away, but spending from outside groups has already eclipsed the $301.6 million spent in 2008.
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