Kirk Fundraiser Hosted By Activist Who Compared Obama To False Messiah

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by Eli Clifton Last week, Politico published an audio recording of Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) accusing President Barack Obama of orchestrating the prosecution of Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) for bribery last year as retaliation for Menendez’s opposition to the White… Continue Reading  

AIPAC Spent $14.5 Million on TV Ads during Iran Deal Debate

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by Eli Clifton In the aftermath of Senate Republicans’ failed efforts to derail the plan agreed on in July to limit Iran’s nuclear program, responsibility has fallen on AIPAC for its inability to persuade a meaningful number of Senate Democrats… Continue Reading  

Booker Torn Between GOP Donors and His Party

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by Eli Clifton Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) is feeling the heat. Progressive advocacy groups are pushing Democrats from one side to back the Obama administration’s plan to constrain Iran’s nuclear program. From the other side, meanwhile, New Jersey’s Republican Governor… Continue Reading  

Just Desserts: Ben and Jerry Join Pro-Iran Deal “Donor Strike”

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by Marsha B. Cohen Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the co-founders of the ice cream company that bears their name, have signed on to a “donor strike” organized by MoveOn.org. Targeting liberal and centrist Democrats Congress who benefit from their largesse,… Continue Reading  

Menendez Rejects Iran Deal, Sides With Donors To His Legal Defense Fund

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by Eli Clifton Tuesday’s announcement by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) that he would vote against the Iran deal, making him the second Senate Democrat to oppose the White House’s signature foreign policy initiative, was a surprise to no one. Menendez… Continue Reading