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  • WASHINGTON -- The liberal political organizing group ACORN, battered by the release of embarrassing videos and allegations of financial mismanagement and fraud, has been losing support from several major foundations. The Ford Foundation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the Marguerite Casey Foundation and Bank of America have stopped funding the group and its affiliates over the past 11/2 years.

  • LAS VEGAS - A former Las Vegas supervisor for the political advocacy group ACORN was sentenced Monday to up to three years' probation for illegally paying canvassers to register Nevada voters during last year's presidential campaign. I just want to say I take responsibility for what I did," Christopher Edwards told a judge who responded that he was "not pleased to say the least" by allegations that Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now paid bonuses to canvassers who collected 21 or more voter registration cards in August and September 2008.

  • WASHINGTON -- Documents released by a Senate Republican on Thursday show that leaders of the ACORN community organizing network transferred several million dollars in charitable and government money meant for the poor to arms of the group that have political and sometimes profit-making missions. ACORN's tax-exempt groups and allied organizations, long a target of conservative ire, used more than half their charitable and public money in 2006 to pay other ACORN affiliates, according to an analysis by the tax staff of Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa.

  • LAS VEGAS - Nevada authorities filed criminal charges Monday against the political advocacy group ACORN and two former employees, alleging they illegally paid canvassers to sign up new voters during last year's presidential campaign. ACORN denied the charges and said it would defend itself in court.

  • Banned from receiving federal dollars and officially defunct, the corrupt, extreme-left ACORN lives on through renamed affiliates. And some of them appear to violate IRS rules governing nonprofits and political activity. Nonprofit watchdog group Cause of Action has listed 174 such organizations that occupy former ACORN chapter offices, employ former ACORN staff, even use former ACORN tax ID numbers, reports The Washington Free Beacon.

  • LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada authorities filed criminal charges Monday against the political advocacy group ACORN and two former employees, alleging they illegally paid canvassers to sign up new voters during last year's presidential campaign. ACORN denied the charges and said it would defend itself in court.

  • Banned from receiving federal dollars and officially defunct, the corrupt, extreme-left ACORN lives on through renamed affiliates. And some of them appear to violate IRS rules governing nonprofits and political activity. Nonprofit watchdog group Cause of Action has listed 174 such organizations that occupy former ACORN chapter offices, employ former ACORN staff, even use former ACORN tax ID numbers, reports The Washington Free Beacon.

  • SAN BERNARDINO - The conservative Web site Big Government.com has posted a hidden camera video showing an ACORN employee apparently agree to help a "pimp" and "prostitute" set up a brothel employing underage immigrants to help finance a political campaign. ACORN is a left-leaning community organizing group whose name is an acronym for Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now.

  • House Republicans accused the Obama administration Tuesday of covering up criminal activities committed by the embattled community activist group ACORN, saying that the president has used the group as an illegal political tool to help himself and other Democrats get elected. The current administration is fast becoming, in reality, the war room of ACORN's political machine," said Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican. "I am concerned that the era of corruption promulgated by ACORN and protected by the White House is just the beginning.

  • Last month the Census Bureau decided to cut ties with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), the controversial community and political organizing group. On Sept. 14 the U.S. Senate voted 83-7 to exclude ACORN from funding under the Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill. The following day House Republicans announced legislation to end all federal funding for ACORN. ACORN, an unabashedly leftist community organizing group for which President Obama served as an attorney and ally in the 1990s, became something of an issue in last year's presidential campaign as credible reports surfaced of fraud in voter-registration drives. And, the Obama campaign paid an ACORN affiliate $800,000 to conduct a get-out-the-vote campaign during the primaries.

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