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Voter ID laws are common senseupdated: Sat Dec 31 2011 14:01:00

In an outrageous recent fundraising letter the Democratic National Committee solicited funds from the party faithful on the grounds that the DNC was the last remaining bulwark against a series of anti-election-fraud initiatives "in more than 40 states."

Democrats insist Weiner Twitter post is no scandalupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 08:10:00

Top Democrats in the House are giving no credence to those looking for a real scandal over a lewd picture that appeared on the Twitter account of New York Congressman Anthony Weiner.

Rep. Weiner: 'Prank was successful'updated: Fri Jun 03 2011 08:10:00

Rep. Anthony Weiner tells reporters again his Twitter account was hacked and that he's ready to get back to work.

ACORN worker sentenced to 10 months for election fraudupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 14:28:00

An ACORN worker who submitted multiple voter registration applications for the same individuals before the 2008 election was sentenced Thursday to 10 months in prison, Wisconsin's attorney general said.

Fear voter obstruction, not fraudupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 17:04:00

Election Day will be consequential, perhaps a nail biter. Senate control may turn on a fistful of ballots in key states. Millions of Americans will be reminded again of their ramshackle election system. Lines are long, registration lists are error-filled, machines break down, and puzzled poll workers offer little help.

Activist says CNN 'punk' plan was never going forwardupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 22:02:00

(CNN) -- The conservative activist behind a sexually charged attempt to "punk" a CNN correspondent said Monday the plan was meant as satire and "was never going to be implemented as written."

Fake pimp from ACORN videos tries to 'punk' CNN correspondentupdated: Sat Oct 02 2010 21:15:00

A conservative activist known for making undercover videos plotted to embarrass a CNN correspondent by recording a meeting on hidden cameras aboard a floating "palace of pleasure" and making sexually suggestive comments, e-mails and a planning document show.

Preliminary report clears ACORN on fundsupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 20:53:00

A preliminary probe of now-disbanded community organizing group ACORN has found no sign the group or related organizations mishandled the $40 million in federal money they received in recent years, congressional investigators reported Monday.

Videographer, three others get probation in Senate office incidentupdated: Wed May 26 2010 22:13:00

Conservative videographer James O'Keefe and three co-defendants pleaded guilty Wednesday to entering federal property under false pretenses for a January incident in which they tried to tamper with the phone system in the New Orleans office of Sen. Mary Landrieu.

Supreme Court won't intervene in ACORN lawsuit requestupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 18:32:00

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has refused an emergency request from housing advocacy group ACORN, which had asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in a dispute over its loss of federal funding.

ACORN plans to shut downupdated: Mon Mar 22 2010 20:44:00

The community organizing group ACORN announced Monday it is closing its operations amid falling revenues.

4 charged in U.S. Senate office infiltration in New Orleansupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 20:11:00

A conservative activist who made undercover videos of the liberal community-organizing group ACORN was one of four men charged Tuesday with attempting to illegally access and manipulate the phone system in a district office of U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana.

ACORN report says group needs reformsupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 20:09:00

Community organizing group ACORN needs wide-ranging reforms after an embezzlement scandal, but broke no laws when conservative activists posing as a prostitute and a pimp approached members in a videotaped "sting," an attorney's report concludes.

Fortune: A scandal rocks the polo setupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 08:59:00

On an evening in March 2008 some 30 guests arrived at the home of Tony and Neely Young -- a 14,000-square-foot Tudor-style mansion overlooking 57 acres in Chester County, Pa.

ACORN chief says videos 'made my stomach turn'updated: Tue Oct 06 2009 15:18:00

The head of ACORN on Tuesday sharply deplored recent videos showing some of the group's workers advising people how to set up a prostitution business.

ACORN sues filmmakersupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 22:06:00

ACORN filed suit Wednesday in Baltimore, Maryland, against two filmmakers who secretly recorded videos embarrassing to the agency, claiming the pair violated state law by recording their conversations without permission of the employees involved.

ACORN video firestormupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 22:06:00

CNN's Jessica Yellin reports on the latest controversy engulfing ACORN.

House passes amendment to cut government funding for ACORNupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 16:47:00

The House of Representatives approved an amendment Thursday that calls for halting government funding to the community organizing group ACORN.

ACORN announces new training, review after 'prostitution' videosupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 18:57:00

The community organizing group ACORN on Wednesday announced a hiring freeze, new training programs and an independent review of its programs after the recent release of a series of videotapes embarrassing to the agency.

More trouble for ACORNupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 18:57:00

ACORN employees are caught on tape allegedly giving advice on setting up a prostitution ring, CNN's Bill Tucker reports.

ACORN workers caught on tape allegedly advising on prostitutionupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 10:21:00

Two employees at the Baltimore, Maryland, branch of the liberal community organizing group ACORN were caught on tape allegedly offering advice to a pair posing as a pimp and prostitute on setting up a prostitution ring and evading the IRS.

Ousted homeowners fight backupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 12:10:00

CNN's Deborah Feyerick reports on homeowners are refusing to go along with foreclosure.

'Defenders' help homeowners fight evictionupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 12:10:00

Olive Thompson's living room is filled with dozens of delicate glass figurines: swans, angels, Asian dolls. She has spent the past five years fixing this house. The bedroom is pink, the kitchen dotted with red pots and pans.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure prevention: Don't get scammedupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 11:56:00

The problem of mortgage-rescue fraud has ballooned as scammers have reacted to the Obama administration's stepped-up efforts to help borrowers in need. From Web ads to late-night TV spots, companies are soliciting struggling homebuyers and fraudulently promising to help them avoid foreclosure.

Foreclosure hits rentersupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 11:56:00

CNN's Deborah Feyerick looks at the effect of foreclosure on renters.

Citing bailout, union wants to organize bank workersupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 23:35:00

The powerful Service Employees International Union has decided that, because of the $700 billion financial-system bailout, it wants to organize bank workers.

ACORN defends itselfupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 16:30:00

Carol Costello reports on the vilification of ACORN and whether it's fair.

ACORN answers voter-fraud allegationsupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 16:30:00

Community organization ACORN is fighting back after allegations that it is trying to register voters fraudulently and to swing the presidential election for Democrat Barack Obama.

Commentary: ACORN issue not vote fraud, but vote suppressionupdated: Mon Oct 27 2008 13:10:00

Our nation's economic foundation is crumbling like sand beneath our feet. Middle-class families are losing their jobs, homes, savings accounts and college funds.

Commentary: ACORN's actions threaten integrity of votingupdated: Mon Oct 27 2008 11:10:00

Under FBI investigation, with about a dozen active and open state investigations for accusations of voter registration fraud, ACORN has got some explaining to do. And now even The New York Times has chastised the organization for "vastly overstating" its voter registration numbers.

Obama camp calls for special prosecutor in fraud investigationupdated: Sat Oct 18 2008 02:39:00

The Obama campaign announced Friday that it is asking Attorney General Michael Mukasey to turn over any investigations of voter fraud or voter suppression to Special Prosecutor Nora Dannehy.

A sloppy job registering voters?updated: Sat Oct 18 2008 02:39:00

CNN's Drew Griffin discusses the latest attacks on ACORN's voter registration efforts. ACORN Embroiled in Lawsuit, Power Struggleupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 18:00:00

ACORN locked in a legal dispute stemming from allegations that the brother of the group's founder misappropriated nearly $1 million of the nonprofit's money

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