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Richard Pollock is the Washington, D.C., editor for PJ Media and the Washington bureau chief of PJTV.
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Love Obama, Hate Bush? April 4 Was a Dark Day

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

A terrible campaign announcement, no mention of MLK's assassination anniversary, and the promised New York trial of Khalid Sheik Mohammed abandoned. Bad day, guys.

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Is Libya Mess the Work of NSC Chief Tom Donilon?

Friday, March 25th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Insiders tell PJM that the unfocused, poorly led campaign sounds like the Donilon they know.

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U.S. PR Firm Aiding Libya May Have Violated Federal Law

Monday, March 14th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Directors and officers of the Monitor Group could be liable for federal penalties and imprisonment for willful omission of foreign agent activity.

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PJM Exclusive: Two U.S. Lobbyists Paid $5.4M By Libya To Boost Regime’s Image

Thursday, March 10th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The Livingston Group and the Monitor Group tried to sell the dictator and his son Saif to Washington and Europe as "human rights reformers."

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In Midwest, Former Union Households Adopting Anti-Union Attitudes

Monday, March 7th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The factories are gone, and with them, the unions: the Midwest may be seeing a huge swing away from the Democrats.

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PJM Exclusive: Congress Questions SEC Chief’s Involvement in New Madoff Scandal

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

SEC Chairwoman Mary Schapiro's general counsel personally profited from Bernard Madoff, which Schapiro knew about. Today, Rep. Darrell Issa and Rep. Charles Grassley asked her for answers.

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Why Obama and the Dems Blundered in Wisconsin

Monday, February 21st, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Another stunning political miscalculation. (Also read: "White House now disavowing involvement in Wisconsin protests.")

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The Ever-Predictable March of the Gun Grabbers

Monday, January 10th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Real world crime statistics be damned, as sure as the sun comes up, the anti-gun lobby became among the first to run on autopilot and seek to politicize the senseless human killings in Tucson.

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Rep. Ryan: We Are on the Path to ‘Debt Ruin’

Thursday, January 6th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

PJTV provided live, exclusive coverage of Ryan's remarks.

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Is John Boehner the Real Deal?

Thursday, January 6th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The new House speaker is a doer, not a sweet talker.

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Ten Political Flash Points for 2011

Thursday, December 30th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

Expect fights over veto power, the debt ceiling, budget cuts, transparency, and the endangered career of Eric Holder. Ready?

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Turmoil in Washington

Friday, December 17th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

Pork pulled, tax cuts passed, fiscal hawks ascendant.

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Dismal Jobs Numbers Expose a Leaderless White House on Economic Policy

Friday, December 3rd, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

The president's "dream team" of economic advisors is mostly gone and no one is stepping forward with any idea on how to get the economy moving again.

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‘U.S. to Gaza’ Fundraising Arm Linked to CIA Traitor Philip Agee

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

The institute raising money for an attempt to run the Gaza blockade next year has strong links to a former CIA spy who outed thousands of CIA agents.

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Who Are the Good-Government Advocates in Washington These Days?

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

Can anyone find 14 non-partisan, impartial proponents of clean government in Washington? Not likely.

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Pelosi Stays, Clyburn Wants To Be #2 — Are Dems Going Even Further Left?

Sunday, November 7th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

The party’s top leadership looks committed to moving exactly in the opposite direction of the American electorate.

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The Day After

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

The president's first press conference since his party's epic defeat showed that he still hasn't processed what it all means.

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Liveblogging from D.C. with the Tea Party Patriots

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

The Patriots are set up in a major hotel on Capitol Hill. They've earned this night.

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The (Overwhelmingly White!) Stewart-Colbert Rally, From the Cheap Seats

Monday, November 1st, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

Some fun and peace, a little anger and hate. But mostly, we just couldn’t hear anything.

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My Ordeal with Jon Stewart and His ‘Cone of Silence’ Event

Friday, October 29th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

Want a press pass? Dear Leader cannot be reached at this time.

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Is Speaker Pelosi Violating Campaign Finance Laws?

Friday, October 29th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

Did the speaker encourage illegal contact between the Democratic Party and outside "independent" groups to facilitate ad expenditures?

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DNC and Dems’ Private Club Delinquent on Taxes 16 Times in 7 Years (PJM Exclusive)

Thursday, October 28th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

Isn't paying higher taxes patriotic? The Democratic National Committee and their private dining establishment in D.C., the National Democratic Club, are serious tax scofflaws.

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Did the DNC Get an Illegal Campaign Loan from Bank of America? (PJM Exclusive)

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

Getting an easy line of credit may not sit well with cash-starved small businesses that have sought loans during the bad economy. The question is, will the DNC come clean and open their books on this transaction? (Update: Bank of America responds to the article; Richard Pollock responds to BofA.)

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With DOJ Stonewalling on New Black Panthers Case, Civil Rights Commission Asks for Expanded Powers

Monday, August 16th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

The continuing DOJ refusal to allow attorney Christopher Coates to testify on the case results in a heated Commission hearing.

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Breakfast with Nancy: One Hour. Five Grand.

Friday, June 11th, 2010 - by Richard Pollock

What was that she said about keeping big money out of politics?

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