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  • Dr. Vivek Murthy, President Obama's surgeon general nominee.

    Obama's surgeon general nominee connected to left-leaning think tank

    The White House has trumpeted President Obama's surgeon general nominee as president of a grass-roots doctors group, but Doctors for America, founded by Dr. Vivek Murthy, is actually a well-connected liberal-leaning operation.

  • ** FILE ** Then-Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain points toward the crowd during a rally in Henderson, Nev., in 2008. Mr. McCain agreed to take public financing of his campaign and was limited to $84 million. (Associated Press)

    Winning Senate seat on $14,000 a day

    Successful Senate candidates raised an average of more than $14,000 per day during the last election cycle — a sum that campaign finance reform advocates said shows a system begging for an overhaul.

  • President Obama talks to supporters during a campaign rally at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo., Thursday, Aug, 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

    Obama team deflecting criticism by citing Bush

    For an administration that touts its desire to make a clean break with its predecessor, President Obama and his aides have taken to citing President George W. Bush's White House tenure several times lately when challenged on the same type of indiscretions they once condemned.

  • Thompson

    Not all giving back tainted donor cash

    Despite the return by President Obama and the Democratic Party of a tainted $10,000 donation from D.C. fundraiser Jeffrey E. Thompson, dozens of other federal and local campaign committees, Democrat and Republican alike, continue to hold on to tens of thousands of dollars they have received from the contractor now at the center of Mayor Vincent C. Gray's deepening fundraising scandal, records show.

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