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WATCH: Karl Rove-Linked Super PAC Slams Obama As 'Celebrity President'

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

The Karl Rove-linked, pro-GOP super PAC American Crossroads is out with a new ad attacking President Barack Obama as a "celebrity president." The 4...

Karl Rove-Linked Crossroads Groups Have Raised $100 Million In 2012 Cycle

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

American Crossroads, a pro-Republican super PAC co-founded by Karl Rove along with its nonprofit affiliate Crossroads GPS, have raised just short of $...

Crossroads political machine funded mostly by secret donors

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael BeckeliWatch NewsSixty-two percent of funds raised by two conservative groups associated with former Bush adviser Karl Rove have come from ...

Karl Rove's Crossroads 'Grassroots' Group Funded By $10 Million Checks

Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The “GPS” in Crossroads GPS ostensibly stands for grassroots policy strategies, but the Washington Post reported Friday that nearly ...

Crossroads GPS Ad Blames Barack Obama For High Gas Prices

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

With the average price of gas near four dollars a gallon, Republican presidential candidates have made frequent attacks on President Barack Obama's en...

Dan Froomkin

How 1950s Civil Rights Activists Are Like Billionaire Campaign Donors | Dan Froomkin | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- What do modern-day billionaires attempting to secretly buy federal elections have in common with blacks in the 1950s who needed to keep ...

Paul Blumenthal

Court Ruling: Rules Blocking Disclosure By Kochs, Rove, Chamber Invalid | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Friday evening, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling that could begin the process of revealing the id...

Jon Ward

Karl Rove Group Sees Obama's Personal Dynamism As Key Challenge In 2012 Election | Jon Ward | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama still has the support of many swing voters, but their backing is tenuous and could easily evaporate, the leader of one o...

Bob Kerrey Launches First TV Ads For 2012 Senate Campaign

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Bob Kerrey's campaign for Nebraska's open U.S. Senate seat launched its first television ads on Tuesday. The first ad, "Welcome Home," addressed Ke...

Dan Froomkin

RUNNING SCARED? IRS Could Make Political Groups Pay Dearly for Keeping Donors Secret -- And Out Them | Dan Froomkin | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For years, the IRS has done little or nothing to check the rise of overtly political groups that claim a special tax-exempt status in or...

Top Five Most Aired Political Ads Of The 2012 Cycle

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

Much of the coverage of the Republican presidential primary has focused on the super PAC ads run to tear down Mitt Romney's opponents and to boost his...

Paul Blumenthal

Leaked Documents Show Effort To Influence A Potential Walker Recall | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Recently leaked documents show that a Chicago-based conservative think tank plans to spend money on an issue-advocacy campaign timed to ...

Paul Blumenthal

Dems: Investigate Rove's Secret Money Group | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Seven Democratic senators sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) calling for an investigation into social welfare nonprofit...

Standing Up for Transparent Elections by Overturning Citizens United

Sen. Jon Tester | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Sen. Jon Tester

I support passing a constitutional amendment to restore accountability and transparency to federal and state elections -- ensuring that when you see a political ad on TV, you know exactly who's responsible for it.

Haley Barbour's money mission

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsLast month, about two dozen deep-pocketed Republicans gathered in New York City to hear a money pitch from then Mississi...

Pity Poor Newt Gingrich

Robert Weissman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Weissman

Pity poor Newt Gingrich. Alright, I admit it's hard to muster much pity for Gingrich. Still, he now stands as not the first, but the most recent, pr...

Paul Blumenthal

More Than $1.5 Million Wasted On Him | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ben Nelson's Hamlet routine ended Tuesday as the Nebraska Democrat announced that he would retire from the Senate at the end of thi...

Absent IRS Action, Secretly-Funded Political Party Could Decide Outcome Of Presidential Election

Fred Wertheimer | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics
Fred Wertheimer

We have been writing to the IRS for more than a year urging the agency to take action to prevent political groups from misusing the tax laws to hide the donors financing their campaign activities.

Paul Blumenthal

How 'Issue Ads' Against Elizabeth Warren Keep Donors' Names Secret | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ad released Dec. 8 by the conservative nonprofit Crossroads GPS, which is linked to Karl Rove, paints Democratic Senate candidate Eli...

Elizabeth Warren: 'Karl Rove Is Not Telling The Truth'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren struck back at former Bush White House senior adviser Karl Rove Thursday, after an ad by the Rove-link...

Jason Linkins

Karl Rove-Funded Ad Says Elizabeth Warren Is In Bed With Wall Street | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Seems like only a month ago that Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS was running ads against Democratic Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, darkly warning of her ties to the Occupy Wall Street movement. The ads pointed out that she had taken credit for providing the "intellectual foundation" for the movement and is generally supportive of the demonstrators, who Crossroads characterized as "extreme left protesters." Something must have gone wrong with that message, however, because this week, Crossroads returns with a new Warren attack ad that paints her as a champion of the bailed-out Wall Street banks.

Paul Blumenthal

FEC Deadlocks Discussing Rove, Colbert | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a Thursday session featuring a lengthy and testy exchange between two commissioners and the repeated invocation of comedian Stephen C...

Elizabeth Warren Declines To Sign Occupy Petition

Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has expressed support for Occupy Wall Street verbally. Signing her name to a sheet of paper...

Michael McAuliff

Ad By Karl Rove's Crossroads Yanked Off Air | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ad by Karl Rove-backed Crossroads GPS was yanked from rotation on a Montana cable show because it made claims that the network deemed...

New Va. Ad Ties Kaine To Obama

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 elections may still be a year away, but new television ads targeting former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine (D), who is running for U.S...