Skip to comments.Lisa Blue: The Queen of Torts Texas trial lawyer power couple and former Democracy Alliance
Posted on 08/16/2012 5:42:32 PM PDT by Nachum
Editors Note: Details of the WFBs Democracy Alliance exposé can be found here.
The millionaire trial lawyer who helped keep John Edwards affair and lovechild with Rielle Hunter under wraps was also a member of the Democracy Alliance, a secretive liberal cash clearinghouse.
Lisa Blue, a millionaire Texas trial lawyer with extensive ties to Washington lobbyists and the Obama administration, joined the group with her husband, the late Fred Baron, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
The Barons were drawn to the group by the prospect of pushing the party farther to the left.
This is the brain trust of the progressive movement, Blue said. The goal was to pool your money with like-minded people, so you can accomplish more with your contributionstheres only so much you can do with your own budget.
Blue detailed the inner workings of the secretive group during a phone interview with the Free Beacon. She ended her membership following Freds death in December 2008, which left her free of the Democracy Alliances media embargo.
Blue attended several Alliance conferences to listen to various liberal interest groups, such as the Center for American Progress and Media Matters, pitch future projects.
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