Dirty tricks

Sean Newaldass said he thought the California senator was fictional, but now he plans to vote for her.
As a piece of fake news it was so convincing that even Reuters, the respected international news agency, fell for it. A little
Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is taking heat for dirty tricks allegedly orchestrated by his campaign. The tactics used by the Cruz campaign are reminiscent of those used in previous political campaigns, sometimes without even the knowledge of the candidate.
As Majority Leader McConnell wields greater power than he has ever held in his life, some hack pundits predict that such awesome power will have a moderating influence on him. Don't count on it. People who strive for power the way McConnell has done throughout his career cannot be trusted to "moderate" themselves.
After writing books about the 1950 contest for the U.S. Senate between Richard Nixon and Helen Gahagan Douglas and, especially, Upton Sinclair's race for governor of California in 1934, not much could happen this year that would truly shock or offend me.
Luckily for Christie, few voters are paying attention to politics this far away from a national election, so the bridge-closing won't hurt his all-but-certain 2016 political campaign.
The swift boaters are kicking their campaign of political dirt, mud and garbage slinging against Obama into high gear. Here's a checklist of their latest antics.
State House Speaker Jase Bolger sent an email Sunday night in support of Romney that asked state Republicans to do the same
Divorce lawyers are well aware of the grab bag of dirty tricks spouses inflict on each other. Here are my top five dirtiest tricks.
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Nigel Hamilton, an American citizen, is Senior Fellow in the John W. McCormack Graduate school of Global and Policy Studies
Must we wait for that poison to work its way through and out of our political system? And if so, for how many years? What
The lesson of Upton Sinclair's 1934 gubernatorial run is that sticking to principles and running hard from the left -- if backed by the grassroots -- can get results from a president, even if the candidate in question loses.
As Election Day neared, Hollywood's crusade against Upton Sinclair, the Democratic nominee for governor, hit a new low.
The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce today virtually ordered all member businesses to close up shop on Election Day and get out the vote for Merriam against Upton Sinclair in the California gubernatorial race.
An official at one movie studio posted this sign next to a time clock: "If You Expect to Punch This a Week from Now Don't Vote for Sinclair."
So far at this part in the '34 California gubernatorial race, Katharine Hepburn had refused to comment on the district attorney's investigation of political intimidation in Hollywood. But that didn't stop her father from speaking for her.
Sinclair finally wrote an angry letter protesting unprecedented tactics by Irving Thalberg, Louis B. Mayer and others.
William Randolph Hearst was back at San Simeon after an absence of five months and ready at last to select a candidate in the California governor's race. His papers had been crucifying Upton Sinclair for the past month.