A.C.O.R.N stands for Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, Inc. They claim to be a non-profit, non-partisan social justice organization. They are currently under investigation in 13 states for voter fraud.
They are in the middle of the controversy of the collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Barack Obama sat on the boards of the Woods Fund with William Ayers and the Joyce Foundation, both of which poured money into the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now.
Lawyer Sandy Newman founded Project Vote, a 501(c)(3) organization, to register voters in welfare offices and unemployment lines. Newman hired Obama in 1992 to lead Project Vote. Led by Barack Obama, he trained ACORN members in Chicago.
Federal Election Commission reports show ACORN-affiliated Citizens Services Inc. got $832,598 from the Obama campaign for get-out-the-vote work during the primaries.