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Sanders' Shifting Stance on Super PACsnew

Few things differentiate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) from his presidential rivals more than his aversion to super PACs — or so he'd like you to think. The Vermont independent can barely get through a speech or a campaign email without denouncing his opponents for relying upon unlimited contributions to the quasi-independent fundraising entities...
Seven Days  |  Paul Heintz  |  07-24-2015  |  Elections

Vermont Publisher First with Sanders Campaign Booknew

Writer and activist Jonathan Tasini was the first to get Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to admit he might run for president. Well, sort of. ...
Seven Days  |  Paul Heintz  |  07-24-2015  |  Elections

YouFool: Candidates Gone Wildnew

John McCain approves of sexy Nazi girls? John Edwards supports Satanists? Mitt Romney endorses casual sex? At least that's how it appears on YouTube.
Long Island Press  |  Robbie Woliver and Michael M. Martino Jr.  |  04-26-2007  |  Politics

The Ties that Bindnew

Former Montana Gov. Marc Racicot appears to be in hot water over activities that took place during his tenure as chair of the Bush-Cheney '04 presidential campaign.
Missoula Independent  |  George Ochenski  |  04-05-2007  |  Commentary

Swing ... and a Missnew

Just when the time might be ripe, Clinton and Wilson hold back on criticizing Bush.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski and Justin Chapman  |  04-14-2006  |  Politics

Voter Rapathynew

J-Kwon is merely another pinky-ringed cog in the ambitious machine known as the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network. The organization is a noble, unprecedented attempt to enchant the disenchanted. Can it succeed?
The Pitch  |  Nathan Dinsdale  |  10-29-2004  |  Music

Vote for Kerry and Replace Bush's Corporate-Driven, Inept Leadershipnew

John Kerry offers a superior alternative to President Bush's weird combination of extreme social conservatism and disregard for the perils of deficit spending. Bush has replaced America's traditional leadership in the world with a unilateral approach that has led to repeated mistakes in waging the war on terror.
The Athens NEWS  |  Terry Smith  |  10-28-2004  |  Commentary

Mainstream Media Still Can't Cover the Campaignsnew

The major news outfits do a piss-poor job of evaluating the rhetoric and claims of candidates, and the media is generally reluctant to vigorously truth-test the assertions made by candidates (or presidents).
L.A. Weekly  |  David Corn  |  10-18-2004  |  Media

94 Reasons Not to Vote for George W. Bushnew

It doesn't matter who you are or what you believe, George W. Bush has betrayed you, specifically and repeatedly. The editor of Orlando Weekly lays out the reasons law-and-order types, devout Christians, fiscal conservatives and others should oppose a second term for Bush. He sources his opinions, too.
Orlando Weekly  |  Bob Whitby  |  10-13-2004  |  Politics

Major Networks Reject Advertising for Fahrenheit 9/11 DVDnew

Executives of Sony Pictures were stunned when CBS, NBC and ABC all refused Fahrenheit 9/11 DVD advertising during any of the networks’ news programming. The reluctance stems from the closeness of the release to the election, a Sony insider says.
L.A. Weekly  |  Nikki Finke  |  09-30-2004  |  TV

What Ralph Nader Is Doing to the Greensnew

It's not just the Democrats who need to worry about Ralph Nader's current run for the presidency. His candidacy could damage the Green Party he put on the political map when he ran in 2000.
Boston Phoenix  |  Adam Reilly  |  08-07-2004  |  Politics

Bush and Kerry Both Belonged to Yale Secret Societynew

John Kerry and George W. Bush have a common link--membership in America´s most elite and secretive college club, Yale´s Skull and Bones. Will a presidential campaign unlock the secrets of the Tomb?
Hartford Advocate  |  Paul Bass  |  08-07-2004  |  Politics

The Dean Effect: Howard's Crowd is Branching Out

Howard Dean tells Seven Days he doesn't want the base of supporters he energized during his presidential campaign to go away, just to be pointed in different directions. The alt-weekly interviews Dean and 10 of his former key staffers and volunteers -- including Joe Trippi and Zephyr Teachout -- to find out where they are now and how they were inspired the campaign.
Seven Days  |  Cathy Resmer  |  05-28-2004  |  Politics

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