Political news sites funded by think tanks on the rise

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 | 12:53 p.m. CDT; updated 2:05 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 14, 2010

BOISE — A growing number of conservative groups are bankrolling start-up news organizations around the country, aggressively covering government and politics at a time when newspapers are cutting back their statehouse bureaus.