New York and Los Angeles chapters of the ACORN advocacy group have rebranded themselves in efforts to shed a scandal-plagued image.
James O’Keefe and three others are accused of attempted phone tampering in an office for Sen. Mary Landrieu. Liberals are likening the incident to the Watergate break-in.
Conservative activists released a new video sting of ACORN employees this week - this time from the Philadelphia office, which the group had held up as a model of good practice.
The House and Senate moved this week to cut off federal money to the community organizing group now mired in controversy.
Here are the basics about ACORN and about the videos that have put the organization in hot water.