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Trump’s Strong-Arming Jeb Bush Donor Is BULLYs–t

As the dustupping staff noted yesterday, Donald Trump mouthpiece Alan Garten sent a cease-and-desist letter to Jeb Bush mega-donor Mike Fernandez threatening legal action if he published this ad calling Trump a BULLYionaire.     Regardless, the ad did run … Continue reading

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Can ‘BULLYionaire’ Donald Trump Bully Jeb Bush Mega-Donor?

It’s no secret that the Republican establishment (and their Goon Squad of PACmen) is afraid to attack Donald Trump, in spite of his increasingly hair-brained pronouncements. Except for Mike Fernandez. The drama started to unfold in Politico a few days … Continue reading

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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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Let The Wild Obamacare Rumpus Begin! (Fact Checker Edition)

As the hardworking staff just noted, there are dueling TV spots out now in the battle of the budget-busting Obamacare. One is for the Obama front Organizing for Action, the other for the Koch brothers front Americans for Prosperity. Glenn … 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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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar Rumpus Begin! (Oh, Canada Healthcare! Edition)

Americans for Prosperity, the Super PAC funded by the Koch brothers (who represent the ATM wing of the Republican Party), has just launched a $6.2 million ad buy in 11 states, according to Politico’s Playbook. The TV spot “features Canadian … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion . . . Or $6 Billion . . . Or $9.8 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Everyone In The Pool Edition)

It’s an embarrassment of – not pandas – but TV spots in the presidential bakeoff betwen Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Call the roll (via ABC’s The Note): OBAMA ADS: ROMNEY’S OUTSOURCING, FEE HIKES. From ABC’s Devin Dwyer: President Obama’s campaign … Continue reading

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David Axelrod Is Full Of It

House of Obama consigliere David Axelrod tweeted this yesterday: This, as it happens, is a piece in Politico: GOP groups plan record $1 billion blitz Republican super PACs and other outside groups shaped by a loose network of prominent conservatives … Continue reading

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