Tag Archives: American Crossroads

PAC-on-PAC Action in U.S. Senate Races!

It’s the Clash of the Titans (Political Fundraising Division) in swing-state U.S. Senate races these days. The latest thing is Super PACs attacking the opponent’s Super PAC in TV spots. Start with the Senate Majority PAC whacking Arkansas GOP Senate candidate Tom Cotton … Continue reading

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Judd Not, Lest Ye Be Judd

From our If Ronald Reagan Can Do It desk Politico Playbook: FIRST LOOK: American Crossroads today will release a two-minute web ad, “Vote for Me, You Hillbillies,” lampooning actress Ashley Judd, a Democrat who is considering challenging Senate Republican Leader … Continue reading

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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar Rumpus Begin! (Super ValPAC Edition)

The post-Labor Day political ad blitz is now officially underway, with Super PACs and political party groups taking the lead (but with the presidential candidates not far behind). A sampling from the current crop: • Gary Bauer: Obama Agenda Is … Continue reading

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Karl Rove’s Acid Flashback

There’s a new Super PAC in town: Crossroads Generation, which is “drawing upon $750,000 in seed money from GOP organizations like the College Republicans, the Young Republicans, the Republican State Leadership Committee and American Crossroads – itself a super PAC … Continue reading

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Hey – Does This Validate The People’s Pledge?

The hardworking staff has been bird-dogging the People’s Pledge to keep independent expenditure groups out of the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Scott Brown (R-Have You Met My Wife?) and challenger Elizabeth Warren (D-Indian Giver). Yet another indication that it’s … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Paul Ryan And Mitt Romney Are An Item Edition)

Once around the PAC, James, and don’t spare the horses. Item: Paul Ryan Hearts Mitt Romney First there was the Democratic National Committee’s web video highlighting the man-love between Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan (R-You Got My Good Side?) and presidential hopeful … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Ad Spending Tally Edition)

MSNBC’s First Read has helpfully provided an update on TV advertising expenditures so far in the 2012 presidential election (although it’s awfully secretive about the source of its numbers): Among the GOP presidential candidates: — Perry $2.8 million (including the campaign’s national … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider’s Rove-ing Reporter

(First in a series of posts foreshadowing former House of Bush consigliere and current GOP gunsel Karl Rove’s shady activities.) This New York Times report is mother’s milk to Karl Rove and his Super PAC American Crossroads (not to mention … Continue reading

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Why Is The Wall Street Journal Giving Karl Rove A Free Ride?

Former House of Bush consigliere and current GOP gunsel Karl Rove has two day jobs: 1)  Co-founder of Super PAC American Crossroads and 501(c)4 Crossroads GPS (for the difference see here); 2) Weekly columnist for the Wall Street Journal. (Oh, yes … Continue reading

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Karl Rove Says: Occupy Elizabeth Warren

Former House of Bush consigliere Karl Rove has morphed into the GOP’s chief gunsel as head of the Super PAC American Crossroads and the 501(c)4 Crossroads GPS – both of which are front groups for the Republican Party and the latter … Continue reading

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