The Hidden Campaign
President Obama is depicted as the Joker in an anonymous Los Angeles poster campaign that is now the talk of the blogosphere, the airwaves and the 24/7 hermeneutical speculations of cable television.
Posted on August 6, 2009 at 09:17 AM ET | Comments (45)
By Matthew Mosk Sen. John McCain has come up with a novel way to make...
Posted on October 23, 2008 at 07:32 PM ET | Comments (30)
McCain this week gave his personal stamp of approval to one of the toughest pieces of direct mail in the 2008 campaign.
Posted on October 21, 2008 at 04:56 PM ET | Comments (81)
By Ed O'Keefe A California-based conservative political action committee called Our Country Deserves Better...
Posted on October 15, 2008 at 04:33 PM ET | Comments (14)
Outside groups have not been a huge factor in the presidential campaign to date, but they are still out there making noise.
Posted on October 14, 2008 at 01:25 PM ET | Comments (7)
By Matthew Mosk Looking for someone to blame for the global economic crisis? How about...
Posted on October 13, 2008 at 05:04 PM ET | Comments (20)
A voting system used in 34 states contains a critical programming error that can cause votes to be dropped.
Posted on August 21, 2008 at 05:09 PM ET | Comments (121)
By Matthew Mosk When the political group Vets for Freedom bought TV ads in Virginia,...
Posted on July 9, 2008 at 01:57 PM ET | Comments (13)
By Matthew Mosk When Republican Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign hit the financial skids last...
Posted on June 6, 2008 at 04:31 PM ET | Comments (10)
The liberal online advocacy group MoveOn.Org Political Action has sent out a new e-mail that seizes on the weekend purging by Sen. John McCain of two advisers who had registered as lobbyists for the repressive regime of Burma. --Matthew Mosk
Posted on May 13, 2008 at 05:51 PM ET | Comments (10)
A provocative video clip alleging to show a longtime friend of Hillary Clinton using a racial slur to describe the citizens of Indiana was sent to political reporters this morning by an independent public relations consultant who favors Barack Obama. Both the filmmaker and the subject of the film excerpt are calling the clip a fraud. --Jonathan Weisman
Posted on May 2, 2008 at 01:22 PM ET | Comments (118)
A nonprofit group seeking to energize manufacturing and steel workers has also gotten into the act, waging an unorthodox campaign that appears in subtle ways to be helping Sen. Hillary Clinton. --Matthew Mosk
Posted on April 25, 2008 at 11:35 AM ET | Comments (7)
A broad range of interest groups today announced plans for a costly independent drive to mobilize progressive voters for the 2008 election, much of it targeting younger and minority voters. --Matthew Mosk
Posted on March 18, 2008 at 01:38 PM ET | Comments (3)
Ohio elections officials received complaints this morning from official poll workers about efforts by supporters of Democrat Barack Obama to serve as "legal poll monitors" who would be allowed to camp inside the voting stations. --Matthew Mosk
Posted on March 4, 2008 at 03:27 PM ET | Comments (68)
When the antiwar group MoveOn.org endorsed Barack Obama recently, that brought the insurgent-turned-front-runner more than just money or the imprimatur of one of the most powerful institutions on the American left. It also brought forth a serious peer-to-peer get out the vote operation designed to bring MoveOn's activist members -- many of whom are intensely civically engaged already -- to the polls. --Garance Franke-Ruta
Posted on February 12, 2008 at 04:36 PM ET | Comments (1)
Outside players, especially labor unions looking to help Sen. Hillary Clinton, poured more money into the presidential contest this past week. --Matthew Mosk
Posted on February 12, 2008 at 02:44 PM ET | Comments (0)
By Matthew Mosk and Kevin Merida The leading Democratic candidates for president continue to benefit...
Posted on January 26, 2008 at 06:52 PM ET | Comments (4)
Nasty automated phone call from "Robert Morrow, on behalf of all of the citizens Bill and Hillary have lied to," have hit the homes of many voters in South Carolina. --Kevin Merida
Posted on January 23, 2008 at 06:52 PM ET | Comments (45)
Obama's loyal supporters have made him the poll leader in S.C. By Matthew Mosk Barack...
Posted on January 23, 2008 at 11:59 AM ET | Comments (115)
While labor unions have played a heavy role supporting Hillary Clinton and John Edwards during the early state contests this month, Barack Obama has largely had to fend for himself. No longer. The group UNITE HERE, which represents 440,000 textile and hotel and restaurant workers, gave Obama his first national labor endorsement last week. And this morning, the group filed reports with the Federal Election Commission that disclosed it was producing more than $34,000 in radio ads to air in Nevada in advance of the caucus there. --Matthew Mosk
Posted on January 17, 2008 at 07:17 PM ET | Comments (22)
A bogus press release emerged Wednesday in Iowa claiming the group was withdrawing an endorsement of Huckabee, the FairTax leaders quickly sprang into action with a press release decrying a "last minute dirty campaign trick." --John Solomon
Posted on January 2, 2008 at 08:12 PM ET | Comments (22)
Mailer from Mitt Romney for President sent to Iowan little dog owner. Obtained by...
Posted on January 2, 2008 at 07:52 PM ET | Comments (2)