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ACORN disbanding because of money woes, scandal

AP - The once mighty community activist group ACORN announced Monday it is folding amid falling revenues — six months after video footage emerged showing some of its workers giving tax tips to conservative activists posing as a pimp and prostitute.


Acorn on Brink of Bankruptcy, Officials Say

Acorn on Brink of Bankruptcy, Officials Say

The community organizing group Acorn, battered politically from the right and suffering from mismanagement along with a severe loss of government and other funds, is on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, officials of the ...


No pattern of illicit conduct found on ACORN video

An attorney brought in by the community-organizing group ACORN has found no pattern of intentional, illegal conduct by ACORN ...


Video makers release tape of ACORN visit

Video makers release tape of ACORN visit

Two conservative activists release a new undercover video targeting ACORN, an attempt to reignite a simmering political controversy surrounding the Democratic-leaning agency.


ACORN Fires Louisiana Chapter Director

Controversial activist group ACORN has fired the longtime companion of founder Wade Rathke over apparent concerns about a lack of "accountability" in her work leading the Louisiana chapter in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.


Acorn Sues Makers of Video

The community activist group ACORN is suing the makers of a video that showed employees giving tax advice to a people posing as a pimp and prostitute.


ACORN scaling back or shutting down in many cities

The community activist group is taking no new clients while it investigates its operations, which have been dragged down by the poor economy and recent scandals.

Stung by the recession and a string of scandals, the ACORN community activist organization has been shutting down in many of the communities it once worked to empower.


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