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WASHINGTON -- Great empires rise and fall, rise again. Byzantium survives in splendor as Rome collapses before the barbarian
The House GOP quietly blocked funding for ACORN last week, even though the anti-poverty organization has long since been both defunded and disbanded.
WASHINGTON -- The House GOP quietly blocked funding for ACORN last week, even though the anti-poverty organization has long
House Republicans are scheduled to vote on two separate budget bills this week, each of which would reject funding for the poverty activism group ACORN, despite the fact that ACORN disbanded three years ago.
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are scheduled to vote on two separate budget bills this week, each of which would reject
Despite a slew of independent investigations exonerating ACORN of misdeeds, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed the decision that cutting off ACORN's funding punished ACORN without a trial.
Civic leaders across the country should follow the New York Communities for Change coalition's lead. Either big banks become part of the solution or the rest of us will have to Move the Money.
When many non-profits need government funding to do critical work on behalf of the poor, the disenfranchised, or the sick, they become the primary focus of the wrath of the right, especially in a recession.
A Center for Constitutional Rights lawsuit seeks to stop Congress from singling out an organization for punishment without proper investigation or due process.
For years Republicans accused ACORN of corruption and used phony tapes to lead an effort to successfully strip the group of federal funding in 2009. Now, months later, the group has been exonerated from any wrongdoing.