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Paul Blumenthal

Senate Candidates Find A Way To Give Those Friendly Super PACs A Helping Hand

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest trend in Senate campaigns is the posting of b-roll footage on the Internet, available to download. The goal isn't to draw the...

Paul Blumenthal

What Lies Behind Top GOP Senator's Local Support? Karl Rove's Network

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Steven Law, the head of the Crossroads groups founded by Republican strategist Karl Rove, has declared that reelecting Sen. Mitch McConn...

American Crossroads Revs Up Attacks on Dems

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

American Crossroads was the top-spending super PAC during the 2010 midterm elections, at roughly $22 million. And during the 2012 election cycle, it spent about $105 million -- more than every other super PAC, with the exception of pro-Mitt Romney group Restore Our Future.

Rove Group Going After New Senator In First Big Attack

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

American Crossroads, the super PAC co-founded by Karl Rove, is set to air an attack ad next week against Montana Lt. Gov. John Walsh (D), who was name...

Paul Blumenthal

Money Pours Into Super PACs Even Without A Presidential Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Though the next presidential election is still almost three years away, America's super PACs threw themselves into fundraising last year...

Large Sums Of Outside Money Heading To Florida Special Election

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Need proof outside money is going to matter in this year's elections? Just look at spending this week. Republicans are sending al...

Document Reveals How Rove Group Spent More Than It Said

ProPublica | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

by Kim Barker ProPublica, Nov. 25, 2013, 9:04 a.m.On its 2012 tax return, GOP ...

Pro-GOP Groups Off To Slow Start

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The biggest Republican-leaning money machines are spending dramatically less to help the party ahead of the 2014 congression...

Karl Rove's Dark Money Group Finally Announces Its 2012 Haul

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

Crossroads GPS, the top-spending dark money nonprofit in the 2012 election, will report on Friday that it raised $180 million last year, according to ...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...