opposition research

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American Bridge, which focuses on opposition research, is targeting races in Texas, Arizona, Florida and Pennsylvania.
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Some of Trump's staunchest defenders twisted themselves into knots after the president admitted he'd accept info from foreign governments on 2020 rivals.
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Democratic super PAC American Bridge readjusted for the Trump era, and it paid off.
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If establishment Republicans want to stop Trump, they can't treat him like an ordinary candidate. They can't defeat him with personal attacks. They can't defeat him on ideology by saying he's not a true conservative.
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GOP operatives are alarmed. Democrats are astonished.
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The arrest could have been ripped from a Hollywood script, playing out on the eve of a statewide election.
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One of the most famous gags in the strip came every fall, when mean little Lucy would tee up a football and beg poor old Charlie Brown to kick it. Lucy pulls the ball away from Charlie Brown, and he lands flat on his back... again. It always happens like that. So let's look at the lessons here, and why a Biden campaign would be a big mistake.
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Oh, but it was a special tour, you see! As The Hill notes: "Grimes’s ties to President Obama have become a central point
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WASHINGTON -- Political campaigns are increasingly staffed by people whose sole job is to figure out how to destroy the opposition
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WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton's potential presidential campaign presents a conundrum for Republican opposition research groups
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WASHINGTON -- At the heart of a presidential campaign are two kinds of creatures. There is the campaign operative, whose
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The "Drinking & Talking" continues, this time about the people who are tasked with digging up the dirtiest campaign dirt.
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The "Drinking & Talking" continues, this time looking into the challenges Hillary Clinton faces if she runs for President in 2016.
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"I believe the progressive community owes Rodell a debt of gratitude for helping to build a permanent piece of infrastructure
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"There's one Todd Akin per election, maybe every other election. And then while you're waiting for that moment, you miss
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Hewitt referred to Clinton as the "de facto" nominee for the Democratic Party in 2016. But Priebus said the party could not
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When I started research, it was a rare thing to track an opposing candidate. Now, with cheap digital cameras, or even camera phones in a pinch, tracking has never been easier or more prevalent.
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Sensationalizing opposition research may make for good television. But gathering facts, unearthing the truth, revealing sins of omission and countering false information makes for good, honest campaigns.