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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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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar Rumpus Begin! (Back To Restore Our Future Edition)

Oxymoronic Super PAC Restore Our Future has restored its umpteen-million-dollar ad campaign, which had previously blowtorched Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, and any hope of a rational presidential campaign. From Politico’s Playbook: EXCLUSIVE – Restore Our Future, pro-Romney super … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s Super PACcadillo (II)

In suddenly rushing to embrace Super PACs after he had sanctimoniously rejected them, Barack Obama not only opened himself to criticism, he opened a family-size can of worms as well. When the Obamanauts announced the abdication of his principles - or … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s Super PACcadillo

Having flip-flopped on his renunciation of corporate-backed Super PACs and the big money they bring to elections, now the Obama campaign appears to be engaged in a little bait-and-switch as well. From Politico Playbook: GAME CHANGE — Blog post by … Continue reading

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PAC Attack! Handy Clip ‘n’ Save Guide (II)

Oops! The hardworking staff missed this Super PAC: Pro-Stephen Colbert Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow (news) Sorry about that. Cheers, Campaign Outsider for a Better Tomorrow’s Post, Tomorrow

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NYT Rips The Lid Off Romney’s Gunsels

Restore Our Future, the pro-Mitt Romney Super PAC that has spent $3 million on TV spots in Iowa during the past three weeks, should really have been named Destroy Newt’s Future. From today’s New York Time Page One feature: Group’s … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus . . . Pause! (PAC It In Edition)

From Friday’s New York Times: Silent Night (or Two) for Attack Ads WASHINGTON — Santa Claus is bringing a very special present for Newt Gingrich this weekend: a bit of relief. The independent “super PAC” supporting Mitt Romney’s campaign, which has run … Continue reading

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David Carr Gets It Wrong

New York Times columnist David Carr writes about Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC today (welcome to the party, DC),  and as usual has some interesting things to say. Except . . . He’s got the name of the Super PAC wrong. … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s ‘Secret Campaign Cash’

NBC News (via Mediaite) is reporting that a Boston-based “mystery company” gave a pro-Romney political committee a drive-by $1 million donation, then disappeared. A mystery company that pumped $1 million into a political committee backing Mitt Romney has been dissolved … Continue reading

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