Lobbyists for ACORN’s largest and best-funded affiliate, ACORN Housing, which recently changed its name to Affordable Housing Centers of America, disclosed in a lobbying reporting form that they have been lobbying a federal agency that is reportedly probing ACORN Housing. Among ACORN affiliates, ACORN Housing has taken in the most taxpayer money over the years.
As I told the Associated Press yesterday the rumors of ACORN’s demise are greatly exaggerated.
Like the T-1000 android assassin in the movie Terminator 2 ACORN has an uncanny ability to pull itself back together even after being blown to bits. Its various state chapters which are busy pretending to break away from the national group with re-unite [...]
A friend of ACORN will soon head the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal “service” agency that doles out millions of dollars to left-leaning groups.
On Feb. 11 the Senate confirmed Obama nominee Patrick Corvington as chief executive of CNCS, which oversees Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America.
Corvington was a senior official at [...]
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Robert Creamer is the husband of Democrat Rep. Jan Schakowsky. He formerly served as … a lobbyist for George Soros’s Open Society Institute. Today Creamer heads the Strategic Consulting Group, a political consultancy whose list of clients includes ACORN and the Service Employees International Union….
Pursuant to an FBI investigation, Creamer in 2006 was indicted for bank [...]