A nonprofit organization with ties to Sen. Hillary Clinton is under fire for running apparently illegal “robocalls” in advance of next week’s Democratic primary in North Carolina. The group promotes voting by single women, but its recent calls contained misleading information that may discourage voting in the African-American community, a bastion of support for Sen. […]
>> Listen to the story on National Public Radio With Sen. John McCain clinching the Republican presidential nomination, a new Democrat-funded group has already begun an ad campaign labeling him the “McSame” as President Bush. The campaign represents the opening salvo from a consortium of top Democrat donors, operatives and unions who at this point […]
The 150-year-old King Ranch in south Texas helped shape the cowboy image of the American West. Now it’s diversified into everything from citrus to pecans. And it’s one of the biggest recipients of federal farm subsidies. CIR’s Jonathan Vanian contributed research and reporting to this investigation. >> Listen to the story on NPR.