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Irvine won the support of the billionaire hard-right crusader Richard Mellon Scaife (whose Pittsburgh Tribune-Review later promoted the falsehood that the Clintons were responsible for what he claimed was the murder of White House Deputy Counsel Vince Foster). In 1971, the TV Guide writer and Ayn ...
The daughter and son of the late billionaire publisher Richard Mellon Scaife can review documents related to three family trusts in their ongoing legal fight with a trio of trustees, Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Kathleen Durkin ruled in a decision late Friday. Jennie Scaife, 54, of Florida, and David ...

On the state level, through groups like ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, funded by billionaires like the Koch brothers, Richard Mellon Scaife, the John M. Olin Foundation, and the Coors beer family, the conservative movement has campaigned to take over state governments and pass ...
Conservative businessman Richard Mellon Scaife gave $2 million to the American Spectator in the early 1990s to investigate President Bill Clinton's real estate investments and sexual harassment claims against him. Information from the reporting Scaife funded led in part the appointment of Kenneth Starr ...
When I was coming of age in the 1970s, conspiracy theories about secret societies were common, but limited to pulpy magazines, mass market paperbacks and instantly discredited documentaries narrated by celebrities down on their luck. Ziggurat and pyramid-building alien technology bolstered the ...
Over the past few years, the browser on my laptop has accumulated over 30 bookmarks on the subject of climate change. Under that heading, there's also a folder labeled "Wrongheaded Sources." One of the bookmarks in that folder is labeled "CFACT." The PI printed an opinion piece on Jan. 6 written by ...

Funded through a seven-figure donation by Pittsburgh billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife to the American Spectator magazine, the project sent Brock rooting through the misdeeds -- whether real or fictitious did not appear to matter -- of then-President Bill Clinton during his years as governor of Arkansas.
In the 1990s, the late Richard Mellon Scaife--billionaire heir to the Mellon banking fortune--spent millions to unearth Clinton scandals. Two decades later, it is Tom Steyer, the billionaire hedge fund manager, delivering nightly pleas on television, solemnly imploring cable news viewers to join the cause to ...
In 1993, Mr. Brock first revealed sexual harassment accusations against President Bill Clinton by a former Arkansas state employee, Paula Jones, in the magazine The American Spectator, which received $1.8 million for its scrutiny of the Clintons from the conservative banking heir Richard Mellon Scaife.
The siblings allege in the motion that attorney H. Yale Gutnick and his firm, Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky, are trying to withhold communications involving late publisher Richard Mellon Scaife under attorney-client privilege, even though they held so many roles in his financial empire that they ...
Moreover, the name of Richard Mellon Scaife, a noted funder of conservative causes and publisher of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, a rival to the Post-Gazette, should also have raised a flag. Ditto for the naming of KQV-AM's owner as "Calvary, Inc." Scaife wasn't profligate with his funding decisions, and ...
Mr. Dickey's father, the late Robert W. Dickey Sr., was a station manager who got financial backing from billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife to form Calvary Inc. and purchase the station from Taft Broadcasting in 1982. The senior Mr. Dickey died in 2011, and before Mr. Scaife's own death, he sold his shares to ...
Three Scaife family trustees can't be hit with punitive damages in a bitter estate fight, a judge has ruled, in a blow to the daughter and son of the late billionaire publisher of the Tribune-Review. Richard Mellon Scaife's children had sought to add a punitive damages claim to their bid for payment from trustees ...
The daughter of late Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife has agreed to accept family memorabilia to settle a lawsuit challenging her father's will. Common Pleas Judge Richard E. McCormick Jr. on Wednesday signed the agreement ending the challenge of Scaife's will by his daughter, Jennie ...
The daughter of late billionaire publisher Richard Mellon Scaife has tentatively settled a lawsuit regarding his estate, apparently accepting an offer that includes no money but a long list of family items, ranging from Tribune-Review memorabilia to a "gold shadow box containing a Christmas card and ...
The resurgence of rightwing conservatism in America in the last quarter of the 20th century was attributed to various politicians, writers, Economists and clergymen, but there was only one important source of financing: the reclusive billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife, who has died aged 82. It was Scaife who ...
Richard Mellon Scaife, the Pittsburgh philanthropist and reclusive heir to the Mellon banking fortune, whose support for right-wing causes laid the foundations for America's modern conservative movement and fueled the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died on Friday at his home in Pittsburgh.

Judge Kathleen Durkin, of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, found that the information sought by Mr. Gutnick was "not relevant" to the case in which it was requested, involving a trust fund for the late Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife. "Further, the production [of documents] ...
Disputes over tens of thousands of pages of documents and at least one key deposition have bedeviled a three-year-old court fight over the late publisher Richard Mellon Scaife's use of a family trust, attorneys revealed at a three-hour courtroom argument Tuesday. Attorneys for David Scaife, 51, and Jennie ...
And the amount of money that people like Richard Mellon Scaife poured into digging up dirt or creating accusations against Clinton in order to do exactly what they accomplished, which was create a perjury trap by digging up Paula Jones and these other accusations. It was so politicized from the beginning ...
billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife's massive investment in the Tribune-Review over a 30 year period dramatically changed the politics of Westmoreland County. (The American Spectator). The lighter fluid to the kindling of the growing conservative fire in the district came from billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife ...
He noted that Starr had lined up a job at a law school financed by one of the Clintons' pursuers, Richard Mellon Scaife. A Hot Springs native and World War II veteran, he came back to Arkansas after Harvard Law School and spent time in both private practice and as an assistant U.S. attorney. My wife and ...
At the time, reactionary billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife was bankrolling the Arkansas Project, which David Brock, the former right-wing journalist who played a major role in it, described as a "multimillion-dollar dirty tricks operation against the Clintons." Various figures in conservative media accused Bill ...
At the time, the reactionary billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife was bankrolling the Arkansas Project, which David Brock, the former right-wing ...
At the time, the reactionary billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife was bankrolling the Arkansas Project, which David Brock, the former right-wing ...
He called on the toughest of his seven daughters in 1982, when he and Richard Mellon Scaife bought KQV to keep its all-news format intact.
Richard Mellon Scaife, the mercurial heir to banking and oil fortunes, had the brilliant insight that most of their political activities could be written ...
But the end came when the building was purchased by David Scaife, the son of billionaire newspaper publisher Richard Mellon Scaife, so he ...
And before them, there was Richard Mellon Scaife, dubbed the "godfather of the vast right-wing conspiracy" by some liberals. Twenty years ago ...
More recently interred celebrities including musician Stanley Turrentine and Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife. Guided by ...
In a single week last month, a trio of veteran arts executives announced their departures, launching the search for a new executive leader at ...
Established in the mid-1990s by Cordelia Scaife May, sister of conservative philanthropist Richard Mellon Scaife, Colcom has given tens of ...
Richard Mellon Scaife was an avid funder of efforts to impeach former President Bill Clinton. He wrote a check to FIRE for $150,000 in 2013, ...
... the owner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, in a case in which late Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife's daughter and son have ...
Mayer also reports on activist-donors Richard Mellon Scaife and John M. Olin, who founded the influential American Legislative Exchange ...
The famous names are George Soros and David Brock on the left and the Koch brothers and the late Richard Mellon Scaife on the right.
The well-known funder was the Pittsburgh-based Richard Mellon Scaife Foundation, which first came to prominence in the late 1970s during ...
Richard Mellon Scaife's children had sought to add a punitive damages claim to their bid for payment from trustees H. Yale Gutnick, James M.
The daughter of late Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife has agreed to accept family memorabilia to settle a lawsuit challenging ...
The daughter of late billionaire publisher Richard Mellon Scaife has tentatively settled a lawsuit regarding his estate, apparently accepting an ...
Over 20 years, they allowed Richard Mellon Scaife to withdraw some $450 million from the fund, of which more than $400 million went to ...
There's no reason the daughter and son of late billionaire publisher Richard Mellon Scaife shouldn't see details of his Trib Total Media's ...
Richard Mellon Scaife, the Pittsburgh philanthropist and reclusive heir to the Mellon banking fortune, whose support for right-wing causes laid ...
At the Tribune-Review, he covered the Clinton administration under then-editor-in-chief Richard Mellon Scaife. According to Conte, Pittsburgh ...
In addition to the Kochs, with roots in the John Birch Society, the group included those in the tradition of Richard Mellon Scaife, Harry and ...
Mr. Ruddy launched Newsmax in 1998 after working for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife, who later invested in the ...
... number of so-called charitable foundations, many of them endowed by members of the family of the late billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife.
Established in the mid-1990s by Cordelia Scaife May, sister of conservative philanthropist Richard Mellon Scaife, Colcom has given tens of ...
Richard Mellon Scaife was an avid funder of efforts to impeach former President Bill Clinton. He wrote a check to FIRE for $150,000 in 2013, ...
... the owner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, in a case in which late Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife's daughter and son have ...


 

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