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Paul Blumenthal

How A Costly Failure Can Reap Big Wins

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Karl Rove's Crossroads groups have come under heavy criticism since the Nov. 6 elections, from which they walked away with little to sho...

Amanda Terkel

DSCC Touts Record Online Fundraising In 2012 Cycle

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee ramped up its online fundraising operation in the 2012 cycle, bringing in record amounts an...

Karl Rove: Replicate Howard Dean Strategy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

After challenging Fox News' call of the election for President Barack Obama, Karl Rove is back to strategizing how the Republican Party can win future...

Zach Carter

Club For Growth Bests Conservative Groups In Picking 2012 Winners

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although it lost three of its marquee Senate races on Tuesday, the hardline economic conservative group Club for Growth bested both Karl...

Wake up Boehner, John. Morning Bells Are Ringing: The Dems Won

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The vast majority of Americans are willing to do their part to support their country. And they expect no special exemption from that responsibility for the nation's richest. They sent that message Tuesday through their ballot choices. John Boehner must have snoozed through that missive.

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Karl Rove's 19 Justifications For GOP's Election Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

Republican strategist Karl Rove has a lot to answer for. After spending over $300 million to get GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney elected, an...

American Crossroads Blames GOP Losses On 'Very Very Weak Candidates'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Karl Rove's American Crossroads group has been on a charm offense in the wake of widespread Republican losses in Tuesday's election, attempting to rea...

Karl Rove: Obama Won 'By Suppressing The Vote'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney lost the election because President Barack Obama engaged in voter suppression, according to Republican political strategist Karl Rove. ...

Amanda Terkel

Karl Rove Spins GOP Election Losses

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- No one lost as much on election night as Karl Rove. Although he wasn't running for office, his Crossroads organizations spent more th...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Influence, But Don't Buy Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Independent conservative groups are going to have to come to terms with the fact that they spent more than $700 million -- 70 percent of...

Karl Rove Is OK

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Paul Blumenthal

Karl Rove's $300 Million Machine

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The independent group American Crossroads, a super PAC, and Crossroads GPS, a social welfare non-profit, set a goal to raise and spend $...

Citizens United, President Obama, and His Liberal Naysayers

Doug Kendall | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Doug Kendall

The future of the Supreme Court is the 800-pound gorilla in the room this election season that neither candidate seems to want to talk about much. That's what made President Obama's Rock Center remarks last week on Citizens United so important.

Voters Blitzed With Huge Push

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — The campaign ad crush has intensified and expanded in the final week of the presidential contest, with President Barack Obama, Republ...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Cancels Campaign Events, Campaigns Anyway

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's unseemly to campaign in the midst of an unfolding natural disaster, but the Romney-Ryan camp was ready this week with a solution: D...

Rove Group Going To Once-Safe GOP Territory

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican-leaning outside group is investing in Nebraska's suddenly tighter Senate race, looking to shore up Republican Deb Fischer a...

Paul Blumenthal

Swift Boat Donors Fuel Rove Group's Final Drive

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Karl Rove's American Crossroads, the second-largest super PAC, burned through cash fast in October. The group raised $11.6 million in th...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Has Key Advantage In Ad War With Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's campaign is winning the advertising war in the final month before Election Day, according to a new report from ...

Sarah Bufkin

Outside Groups, Super PACs Flood Senate Races With Cash From Undisclosed Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Outside groups are flooding Senate races with a record amount of campaign cash, according to a new report out from the nonpartisan Sunli...

Eastwood Gives Romney Another Boost

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

Clint Eastwood is starring in a new ad for the super PAC American Crossroads on behalf of Mitt Romney, released Wednesday. The ad begins with Eastw...

Rove Group Makes Its Biggest Move Yet

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A conservative Super PAC co-founded by Karl Rove and an affiliated organization are making their biggest buy yet in this year's Senate e...

GOP Groups Spill Secrets To Avoid Fail

Politico | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

For two years, outside money was a secretive game, with deep-pocketed conservative groups refusing to detail their methods or strategies -- let alone ...

American Crossroads Attacks Obama Over Libya Response In New Web Video

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

American Crossroads, the conservative super PAC backed by Karl Rove, released a new web video Thursday targeting President Barack Obama for his admini...

Rove Group Plans Blitz Aimed At Women

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — A Republican-leaning independent group supporting Mitt Romney's presidential bid is spending $11.1 million on new television ads aime...

Is Karl Rove Once Again the Man to Make the Difference?

Craig Unger | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Craig Unger

Karl Rove's web of influence and his relationships with wealthy benefactors have enabled him to play a commanding under-the-radar role as king of the super PACs and de facto party boss of the Republican Party.