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Kerry Responds to White House Withdrawal of Sam Fox, Nominee Tied to ‘Swift Boat Vets’

AP News and USA Today’s On Politics Blog are reporting that the Bush Administration has suddenly withdrawn ambassadorial nomination of businessman Sam Fox, “after Democrats denounced Fox for giving money to a controversial conservative group that undermined Sen. John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign.” The White House announced the withdrawal in a press release distributed less […]

Why Did Obama Accept Donation from ‘Swift Boat’ Donor? And Will He Return It?

The N.Y. Times has a piece today that takes a look at a purchase Obama made in ’05 of “$50,000 worth of stock in two speculative companies whose major investors included some of his biggest political donors.” The article reeks of a hit piece, “another non-scandal,” that Drudge was touting late last night. But reading […]

Kerry Grills Bush Nominee Over Swift Boat Liars Connection

On Tuesday, as Todd noted here in an earlier post, John Kerry “grilled Bush nominee for the ambassadorship to Belgium, Sam Fox about why he donated $50,000 to the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth during the 2004 presidential race.” The SBVT group, as we all know so well, “made unsubstantiated allegations against Kerry — then […]

FEC Smacks Swift Boat Vets

The Caucus reports on the poetic smackdown of the Swift Boat Veteran’s for Truth by the FEC on Wednesday. The SBVT were one of 3 prominent 527 groups that “reached financial settlements totaling $630,000″ with the FEC. What is most important about the settlements is that the FEC concluded that these groups are subject to […]

Kerry Goes After Swift Boater’s In Email Pitch for the Patriot Project

In an email sent out to his 3 million strong email list today, John Kerry went after the Swift Boat shill groups that spew “thousands of lies” against patriots who dare to dissent, backed by “millions of dollars.” We’re not going to take it any more — fight back… Dear Friend, Shame on us if […]

John Kerry Smacks Fitzpatrick’s ‘Swift Boating’ of Murphy

The Philly Inquirer is reporting today about John Kerry calling Mike Fitzpatrick out for “Swift Boating” Patrick Murphy last week that the Dem Daily reported on first on Friday. John Kerry is calling it the “Swift-boating” of Patrick Murphy, the Democratic candidate in the Eighth congressional district. Murphy, an Iraq war veteran, says incumbent Republican […]

John Kerry Vows Tougher Stance on Swift Boat Liars

In the wake of the recent Swift Boat smear against Patrick Murphy first reported here on Friday, John Kerry lashed out Sunday, while on the stump campaigning for legislative candidates in Iowa, against the group that campaigned against him during his last run for the White House. The group has reformed under the banner of […]

John Kerry Responds to Swift Boating of Patrick Murphy

At a press conference this morning Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick’s introduced and stood alongside three veterans who had come expressly to Swift Boat Patrick Murphy on Fitzpatrick’s behalf. Murphy is a former U.S. Army captain, Iraq war veteran, and the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District. Rep. Fitzpatrick stood by silently as these men made […]