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Karl Rove Under Fire After Election Failure

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SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 21: Karl Rove, (L) former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to U.S. President George W. Bush, and former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell (D-ME) participate in a panel discussion at the 2008 Mortgage Bankers Association Conference and Expo October 21, 2008 in San Francisco, California. The annual Mortgage Bankers conference runs through October 22. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Karl Rove is feeling the heat.

The face of the historic $1 billion plan to unseat President Barack Obama and turn the Senate Republican, Rove now finds himself the leading scapegoat for its failure. And he’s scrambling to protect his status as a top GOP money man by convincing disappointed donors to his Crossroads groups that he did the best he could with their $300 million.

Read the whole story at Politico