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Conservative Groups Driving GOP Agenda

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Virtually unknown outside Washington, a coalition of hardline conservative groups is fighting to seize control ...

Abandoned America Is More Impressive At Night

Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel

Want to see America at its most fascinating? Would you mind if it were slightly eery at the same time? You’ve probably never thought about a road tr...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Fundraising Soars For 2014 | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PACs are set to be a massive force in the 2014 midterms, having collectively raised $59 million during the first half of this year...

Paul Blumenthal

Rove Fundraising Groups Get Slow Start For 2014 Elections | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The political groups co-founded by GOP political strategist Karl Rove are raising funds at a slower pace than they did in the last elect...

Ryan Grim

Follow The Money: GOP Getting It Both Ways On Immigration Reform | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Support for comprehensive immigration reform is much broader in Congress than Republican leaders are letting on. To gauge which way the ...

GOP Senator Mocks 'Country Club' Karl Rove

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Highlighting the split between big-business Republicans and their more socially conservative brethren, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Friday mocked Ka...

The Real IRS Scandal

Walker Bragman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

In the 2012 election cycle, dark money spent a total of $322 million, 84 percent of which came from conservative organizations in efforts to elect Republicans.

Sam Stein

IRS Scandal Puts Dems Who Called For Investigation Of Conservative Group In A Bind | Sam Stein | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During the fall months of 2010, congressional Democrats grew increasingly alarmed that conservative non-profit groups, backed by big-mon...

Rove Group Goes After Clinton

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

American Crossroads, a super PAC conceived by Karl Rove, attacked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a web video released Friday. The min...

Tea Party Favorite: Karl Rove Acts Like He's 'God's Gift To The Republican Party'

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) added his name Wednesday to the growing list of conservatives who are disavowing Karl Rove and his involvement in the 2012 el...

Peter H. Stone

Karl Rove-Backed Super PAC Dealt Major Blow | Peter H. Stone | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

The powerful fundraising team that American Crossroads deployed in 2012 to pull in more than $300 million has lost ace fundraiser Haley Barbour, accor...

Ashley Judd Hints At Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

After weeks of denying speculation that she may run for the U.S. Senate, actress Ashley Judd publicly hinted on Friday her intention to run against Se...

Paul Blumenthal

RNC Sends Public Message To Super PACs | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Spend less on negative advertising and spend more on ground game. Target young voters, especially young women. Build a national database...

Zach Carter

Karl Rove Mocks Sarah Palin Tenure As Governor | Zach Carter | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP uberconsultant Karl Rove lashed out at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) on Sunday, mocking her decision to leave office early. Rov...

Tea Party Activists Try To Turn Rove's Donors Against Him

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Tea party activists are set to make their next move against GOP strategist Karl Rove, telling big American Crossroads super PAC donors they wasted the...

Karl Rove: 'My Posterior Was Shredded'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove continued to defend his new elections project this week, explaining that the controversial plan to thwart Republican candidat...

Rove Faces Backlash Amid GOP Civil War

The Daily Beast | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

What in the hell was Karl Rove thinking? This has been the question on the minds of many political observers since the Republican super-strategist ope...

The Tea Party's $10,000 Pyramid Scheme

Lester & Charlie | Posted 04.23.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

The Higgs-boson may be on its way to proving that the universe is inherently unstable, but it seems to us that nothing could be as unstable as the clown car leading the Republican party.

Trump Blasts Ashley Judd Attack Ad

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Real estate mogul Donald Trump had harsh words on Wednesday for an American Crossroads ad targeting a potential Ashley Judd Senate campaign in Kentuck...

Todd Akin Blasts 'Disrespectful' Karl Rove Move

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) took a swipe at Karl Rove's latest venture on Wednesday, blasting the Republican strategist's new project as a "disrespe...

Rand Paul Lashes Out At Potential Judd Run

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told CNN on Sunday that Hollywood actress and Democratic activist Ashley Judd "doesn't really represent Kentucky." "When I h...

Peter H. Stone

Tea Party Crashers: McConnell Backed Controversial Rove Plan, Say GOP Sources | Peter H. Stone | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A firestorm on the right has greeted a new Karl Rove-backed super PAC aimed at knocking off weak conservative Senate candidates and prot...

Karl Rove's Back and He's Pissed!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's the establishment crazies versus the Tea Party crazies. What could be more fun for a raging lib than to see right-wingers eating their own?

Rove Talks Early Attacks On Ashley Judd

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove explained Thursday that his American Crossroads super PAC was intent on launching a sustained attack on actress and potential...

Donald Trump: Karl Rove 'A Total Loser'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

Entrepreneur and television personality Donald Trump slammed GOP strategist Karl Rove in a series of tweets on Thursday. "Karl Rove’s strategy an...