Undercover in U.S. Political Campaigns
Going undercover as volunteers or invited guests has gotten reporters an inside look at some U.S. political campaigns. So has shadowing the candidates in their off-hours.
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Articles, Books, Video/Film
A recap of how the Miami Herald captured evidence of Gary Hart's extramarital dalliance during his campaign for the ...
Ethics are questioned when the media interferes with Gary Hart's personal life.
"Miami Woman is Linked to Hart - Candidate Denies Any Impropriety" - Jim McGee and Tom Fiedler - Miami HeraldMay 3, 1987
Gary Hart's personal life is being investigated.
"Hart: I Did Nothing Wrong - Presidential Candidate Calls Miami Woman Acquantance" - Jim McGee and Tom Fiedler - Miami HeraldMay 4, 1987
The Miami Herald investigated Gary Hart's personal life and supposed affair with a Miami woman.
Celia W. Dugger debates the ethics of the press examining the life of a public figure.
Gary Hart's personal life is being investigated.
"Hart to Drop Presidential Bid" - Robert S. Boyd, Carl Cannon and Paul Nussbaum - Miami Herald | Former Senator Says Goodbye to His Staff After New RevelationMay 8, 1987
Gary Hart decides to drop his presidential bid and announce his withdrawal from the race.
The Washington Post obtained photographs of Hart with his mistress that lead him to ending his campaign.
The morality of Gary Hart is questioned as a presidential candidate.
Gary Hart's ratings are going down since Miami Herald published articles about his affair.
Gary Hart's public affair has changed the view of some of his supporters.
The Herald answers the questions regarding their stories published about Gary Hart.
Gary Hart officially drops out of the presidential candidacy.
The National Enquirer got confirmation from John Edwards about his affair with Rielle Hunter.
The National Enquirer's investigation has revealed that John Edwards has been paying his mistress to keep quiet.
The National Enquirer has released "spy" photographs of John Edwards and his "love child" with mistress Rielle Hunter.
The National Enquirer investigates John Edwards and his affair with Rielle Hunter.
"Blogger Is Surprised by Uproar Over Obama Story, but Not Bitter" - Katharine Q. Seelye - The New York TimesApril 14, 2008
Katharine Seelye talks about Mayhill Fowler, a blogger for the OffTheBus.net and her reaction to Obama's comments ...
Jay Rosen's opinion on the Mayhill Fowler and Bill Clinton controversy.
Jay Rosen discusses the reactions after "Obama: No Surprise that Hard Pressed Pennsylvanians Turn Bitter" was ...
"Obama: No Surprise That Hard-Pressed Pennsylvanians Turn Bitter" - Mayhill Fowler - Off the Bus on the Huffington PostApril 11, 2008
Blogger for Off the Bus, Mayhill Fowler, records Barack Obama's fundraiser speech on April 6th.
"Bill Clinton: Purdum a 'Sleazy' 'Slimy' 'Scumbag'" - Mayhill Fowler - Off the Bus on the Huffington PostJune 2, 2008
Mayhill Fowler asked Bill Clinton how he felt about Todd Purdum's "Comeback Id" article for Vanity Fair and he ...
Philadelphia City Paper reporter, Tom Namako, went undercover as a volunteer for Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential ...
Philadelphia City Paper reporter, Mike Newall, went undercover as a volunteer for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential ...
"Bird-Dogging the Bush Vote" - Wells Tower - Harper's Magazine | Undercover with Florida's Republican Shock TroopsMarch 1, 2005
Wells Tower reports about his time volunteering for President Bush's 2004 campaign.
Taibbi goes undercover for ten weeks with the Bush presidential campaign of 2004.
"Undercover at the GOP's Voter Vigilante Project to Disrupt the Nov. Election" - Steven Rosenfeld - Alternet.org | The Republican True the Vote project is a well-funded scheme with training sessions for activists across the country. Will it work?August 24, 2012
Rosenfeld investigates the GOP's True the Vote project by participating in a state summit meeting of the group.
"Exclusive: Inside Karl Rove's Billionaire Fundraiser" - Sheelah Kolhalkar - Bloomberg Business Week | 2012 CampaignAugust 31, 2012
Reporter Sheelah Kolhalkar attends a private GOP fundraiser in Tampa, hosted by Karl Rove, without the knowledge of ...
"Mitt Romney '47 percent' Video" - Ellen McGregor - WPTV and WPTV.com | Romney's Camp Releases Statement on Undercover Video Filmed in BocaSeptember 18, 2012
Video of Romney statement explaining his "47 percent" remark: that this percentage of Americans would be voting for ...
"Romney '47 Percent' Fundraiser Host: Hedge Fund Manager Who Likes Sex Parties" - David Corn - Mother JonesSeptember 17, 2012
Details about Marc Leder, the host of the fundraiser at which Mitt Romney asserted that 47 percent of U.S. voters ...
"SECRET VIDEO: Romney Tells Millionaire Donors What He Really Thinks of Obama Voters" - David Corn - Mother JonesSeptember 17, 2012
"SECRET VIDEO: On Israel, Romney Trashes Two-State Solution" - David Corn - Mother Jones | At a Private Fundraiser, the GOP Candidate calls Middle East Peace 'Almost Unthinkable' and Says He Would "Kick the Ball Down the Field."September 18, 2012
"How Jimmy Carter's Grandson Helped Leak the Secret Romney Fund-raiser Video" - Joe Coscarelli - New York MagazineSeptember 17, 2012
Explains that bits and pieces of the video had been floating around on the Internet for several months before David ...
"WATCH: Full Secret Video of Private Romney Fundraiser" - David Corn - Mother Jones | Mitt Romney Wanted the Full Tape. Here It Is.September 19, 2012
The full tape, minus one to two minutes, as posted by Mother Jones.
"A Day at the Lincoln Club: My Lunch With the Group Behind Citizens United and Prop. 32" - Matthew Fleischer - Frying Pan News | "We're Up to $60 Million"October 30, 2012
Journalist Matthew Fleischer went undercover to pose as a member of one of the most secretive and powerful ...
In her documentary, Iowa housewife Grace Lee, creates an inside look of the Republican presidential candidates as ...