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Rove-Backed Group Launches Bogus Attack Against Obama

Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on The latest multimillion-dollar attack ad from Crossroads GPS claims President Obama broke ...

Obama Campaign Calls 'B.S.' On Karl Rove

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign on Thursday took aim at a recent attack ad released by Karl Rove-backed group Crossroads GPS, calling its claims "B....

Rove-Conceived Group Making Huge Move

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An independent group favoring Republican Mitt Romney is launching a $25 million, monthlong advertising campaign against President B...

Dan Froomkin

Who Are You Going To Believe: Karl Rove Or Your Lying Eyes? | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, the political ad-buying organization cofounded by Republican strategist Karl Rove in 2010, has ...

Campaign 2012: Show Me the Money

Bob Burnett | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

One of the most famous quotes of the Vietnam War came after the battle of Ben Tre when a US military officer said, "It became necessary to destroy the town to save it." That's the situation Obama is in. In 2012 it may be necessary to destroy the political process in order to save it.

Paul Blumenthal

Anti-Obama Group Wants To Hide Donors | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The recent district court ruling in the case Van Hollen v. Federal Election Commission that requires groups spending money on certain el...

Paul Blumenthal

One Step Closer To Disclosure For Kochs, Rove, Chamber | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A court ruling requiring non-disclosing political groups -- including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Koch brothers' Americans for ...

Romney Attacks Obama For 'Slow-Jamming The News'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

Super PACs and presidential campaigns are legally prohibited from coordinating with one another. But it's not hard to echo and amplify one another's m...

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 fro...

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 Missis...

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...