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James C. Moore is a Texan and the best-selling author of "Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential," and five other books on politics and science. He is a business development and communications consultant in Austin, Texas, for Big Bend Strategies. (CNN) Imagine taking the ...
Editor's note: James C. Moore is a business consultant and principal at Big Bend Strategies, a business messaging firm. He is co-author of "Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential" and a TV political analyst. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.

His mother's reputed suicide, which has little relevance to present-day events, is frequently mentioned on anti-Rove Web pages, including one Democratic National Committee page. Some bloggers have said she killed herself in Reno, many attributing the information to Rove's biographers James Moore ...
The first is Mark McKinnon, who, in the '70s and '80s was the kind of progressive liberal who would've given Karl Rove a wedgie if he'd had the chance. McKinnon became a Republican when he saw his opportunity to jump on the Bush train and take off for the big show at the White House. He has long ...
It's not exactly startling to see that Karl Rove has denied he was aware his own father was gay, even as he guided the GOP into anti-gay wedge politics in the last decade (the Christianists, he coolly calculated, had potentially way more ... From James Moore, the author of The Architect, a biography of Rove:.

In his book and the various interviews and speeches surrounding publication, Karl Rove has made a point of attacking information Wayne Slater and I reported and published regarding Rove's background and the formative years of his political belief system. The topic he has seemed most prickly about ...
It's what John McCain did in 2000 when Karl Rove started circulating rumors that the senator suffered from mental problems after being held for years as a prisoner of war. Why won't the president offer a similar release of his records? The answer, of course, is too obvious to bother stating. And it is not hard ...

CONGRESS WANTS TO hear from Karl Rove, and members want him sworn in. Rather than accept a politically expedient deal from the White House — a no-oath interview — Senate and House committees have approved subpoenas for Rove and others. Lawmakers hope to figure out whether Rove ...
“Rove didn't just want to win,” James Moore and Wayne Slater write in their book Rove Exposed: How Bush's Brain Fooled America. “He wanted the opponents destroyed. His worldview was clear even then. There was his team and the other team, and he would make the other team pay.” Karl Rove's origins as a debater ...
His new book is The Architect: Karl Rove and The Master Plan for Absolute Power. Rove has been involved with the Bush family for nearly 30 years and worked with George W. Bush on every one of his campaigns. Slater co-authored the book with James Moore, his co-writer on Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove ...
In July of 2004, Karl Rove was concluding a trip to Palm Springs, California and heading off to manage the reelection campaign of George W. Bush. The president's senior political advisor had settled on a strategy that he was convinced would increase turnout of the conservative Republican base as well as ...
In their book Bush's Brain, James Moore and Wayne Slater explain how Rove's success as a fundraiser provided the impetus for his move into political consulting, and how, once established in that capacity, he consolidated his power by controlling candidates' access to major donors, usually ensuring that his clients were ...


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