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Jun 21 2012
Campaigns Release Fundraising Numbers, But Some Big Spenders Stay Mum
From the retired librarian in Kentucky who gave President Obama's campaign $19 to the Arkansas investment banker who gave the superPAC backing GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney a half-million dollars — it's all there at the Federal Election Commission website.
The presidential candidates and the superPACs supporting them turned over hundreds of thousands of lines of detailNPR (Online News)
Oct 25 2014
Illegal voting by non-citizens may be giving Democrats wins in close races: study
A new study shows that percentage of non-American citizens who illegally voted in close races in recent years may have garnered the Democratic Party victories.
Using data from the Cooperative Congressional Election Study, The Washington Post reported Friday that the number of non-citizens voting for Democrats in past elections was “large enough to plausibly account for DemocraticWashington Times
May 15 2020
Media Bias Alert: Cheers to NBC for Fake News Apology
One of the biggest media bias-related stories of the past week was about NBC, Attorney General William Barr, and a flagrant case of bias by omission.
Another key part of the story, though, was how the omission was handled.
NBC host Chuck Todd, lead of the network’s staple “Meet the Press” program, criticized Barr on the show Sunday after airing audio of the AG speaking in anHenry A. Brechter
Oct 01 2014
The GOP is gaining in the polls and on the airwaves. Coincidence?
Money is starting to flow more freely into contested Senate races for TV ads on behalf of Republican candidates, according to data from the Wesleyan Media Project. In Iowa alone, where Republican Joni Ernst leads in the race to replace retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D), the two sides bought over 11,000 ads for the two weeks from Sept. 12-25 -- 57 percent of which were for Ernst.
Why doesWashington Post
Oct 26 2018
Mail Bombs Sent to Prominent Democrats, Sparking Debate Around Civility in PoliticsA suspect has been apprehended and charged with sending 13 pipe bombs to prominent Democrats as well as CNN, a crime spree that sparked fervor around the state of incivility in modern-era politics. Many have said President Trump shares much of the blame, particularly with his history of directing incendiary comments towards his political opponents and the media. Others have called for civility John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Aug 11 2016
Trump’s Economic Plan + Other Media Contrasts This WeekThis was one of those weeks when sources on the Left, Right, and Center have largely focused on entirely different stories. For example, while the Left has been talking about Trump’s campaign woes and the Justice Department’s findings of bias in the Baltimore Police Department, the Right has been highlighting Hillary's newest email concerns and a House probe into skewed intel on the ISIS fight John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jan 14 2019
How the new 2020 primary schedule gives Beto and Kamala a critical boost
When Marco Rubio was humiliated in the 2016 Florida Republican presidential primary by eventual nominee and ongoing international scourge Donald Trump, he was the first serious GOP candidate to lose a home-state primary since George H.W. Bush lost Texas to Ronald Reagan in 1980. The longstanding home turf primary advantage held by presidential candidates is one of the main reasons that the newThe Week - News
Mar 13 2015
New players join newspapers in using FOIA requests
Newspapers were once the dominant force in dislodging documents and other records from reluctant federal government agencies, but a new crop of media players, advocacy groups and corporate interests now drive the release of information.
The Freedom of Information Act of 1966 was first envisioned as a tool for traditional media to seek documents, data and information they deemedUSA TODAY
Aug 24 2017
Trump to Send More Troops to AfghanistanPresident Trump announced that America will be sending approximately 4000 more troops to Afghanistan. This comes after his harsh criticisms of both President Bush and Obama for their decisions in Iraq. The concern is that pulling all of America's troops out of Afghanistan would lead to a void that ISIS could take advantage of. Our newest offering for Schools - Mismatch - launched this week. John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Aug 05 2014
Ron Paul pushes White House for clemency for Edward Snowden
Former Rep. Ron Paul has taken his push for clemency for Edward Snowden to a new level, announcing he’s collected more than 37,000 signatures in the past five months — about a third of what he says he needs to get a White House response.
Mr. Paul wrote on his blog of Mr. Snowden’s “sacrifices” to reveal “the disturbing scope of the National Security Agency[‘s] … mass surveillance andWashington Times