American Crossroads

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Name: American Crossroads
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Official results: Republican nominee Elise Stefanik wins all 12 counties in NY21

WATERTOWN — Republican Elise M. Stefanik won all 12 counties in the 21st Congressional District in her bid to secure her party’s nomination in the race to replace outgoing Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, according to official election results.Ms. ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 7.7.14

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items that won’t necessarily generate a post of their own, but may be of interest to political observers:* If Mississippi’s Republican Senate contest is over, no one told Chris McDaniel and his allies. On Thursday, ... [Published MSNBC - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Craig Williams II: Sen. Udall supports environmental issues

What do you do when you lack true facts to back up your position? You create attack ads using discredited data. And that is exactly what is happening in Denver.The wildly misnamed Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies - a subs`idiary of Karl Rove's ... [Published Longmont Daily Times-Call - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Outside groups flood market with political ads

Northeast Iowa is being bombarded with political advertising, and not much of it is coming from the candidates themselves.The general election is four months away, and outside groups are flooding the airwaves in Iowa, particularly it seems in the state's ... [Published TH Online - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Politics for a price: Super PAC tests to see how much local congressional seat costs

A group with ties to major political operatives within the Republican establishment took a public bow nearly two weeks ago for its involvement with a local primary.American Crossroads emailed a news release less than two hours after the polls closed June ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

GOP Establishment Keeps Promise To Counter Tea Party With Surge In Primary Spending

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's internecine conflict sparked a surge in independent spending in GOP congressional primaries as establishment elements defended incumbents against tea party-linked challengers.Total spending by independent groups (excluding ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

RSLC Goes In With Developers to Turn Tide in NY State Senate

A version of this story was co-posted on Urbanalia . Ed Gillespie, former head of the RSLC and now a candidate for U.S. Senate from Virginia (AP Photo/Steve Helber) In New York state, legislative politics are more than a little counterintuitive. ... [Published Capital Eye - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Donor Controversy Hits Mississippi Conservatives

As the curtain is pulled up on all the shenanigans involved in one way or another with last week’s Mississippi GOP Senate primary, the cast of characters amazes.At the story’s center is a group calling itself Mississippi Conservatives. The group is on ... [Published American Spectator - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 3 reports

Doheny: "We Came Up Short"

Matt Doheny thanked supporters for all their hard work after his apparent defeat in the Republican primary for the 21st Congressional District.With his wife at his side, Doheny said, "We came up short and the reality is my opponent had a good night, Karl ... [Published WWNY TV 7 - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

New TV Ad: Do Arkansans Agree with Barack Obama 90% of the Time?

WASHINGTON - Today, American Crossroads released a new ad in Arkansas highlighting Mary Pryor's record of voting with Obama 90% of the time.The new ad, "Rubber Stamp," will air statewide for a total buy of $440,000 starting on Tuesday, June 24. The spot ... [Published Noodls - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 3 reports

Prosecutors: Wisc. Governor Scott Walker at center of "criminal scheme"

Prosecutors believe that Wisconsin governor Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) illegally coordinated spending between 12 conservative groups during recall elections targeting both himself and Republican state senators, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel  reports ... [Published VOX.com - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 4 reports

Battle of attack ads mar primary election

For the Republicans, New York's 21st congressional district race has become a battle of attack ads.On the WPTZ Mobile App? Click here for the video.First, American Crossroads, a political action committee co-founded by Karl Rove came out with an ad against ... [Published Champlain Channel - Jun 11 2014]

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"The media were willing to see if (the Brat/Cantor results) would turn the tide," she says. "The Tea Party is a small percentage of the electorate, but has a large voice, and a lot of influence on the Party, so even if it's losing, it's still influential."
"We always felt it was an important issue, even the most important issue" said Tim Phillips, president of the conservative group Americans for Prosperity, which has spent tens of millions of dollars so far this cycle on an...
...about narratives and fighting about how we see facts," David Parker, a politicalpolitical science professor at Montana State University, told MTN. "So you put journalists in these advertisements, what it does is it lends credibility from the perspective of the campaign, to the narrative that they're trying to tell."
The Republican reaction to the Warren visits has been wholly predictable. "If she's elected her only problem with Barack Obama would be that occasionally he's not liberal enough for her taste" said a McConnell spokesman of Grimes...

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Official results: Republican nominee Elise Stef... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jul 08 2014]
Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 7.7.14 [Published MSNBC - Jul 07 2014]
Tea Party Lost in the Primaries But Keeps Fighting [Published Huffington Post - Jul 07 2014]
Warren’s Presidential Pass Keeps Other Politica... [Published Washington Post - Jul 07 2014]
Running Against Obamacare More Challenging With... [Published National Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Craig Williams II: Sen. Udall supports environm... [Published Longmont Daily Times-Call - Jul 07 2014]
2014 Senate rankings: Map favors GOP [Published Politico - Jul 06 2014]
Outside groups flood market with political ads [Published TH Online - Jul 06 2014]
Politics for a price: Super PAC tests to see ho... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jul 06 2014]
MT-Sen: Looks Like Karl Rove Is Getting Nervous... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 06 2014]
The Elizabeth Warren Demonization Society [Published Slate - David Weigel - Jul 03 2014]
GOP Establishment Keeps Promise To Counter Tea ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 03 2014]
RSLC Goes In With Developers to Turn Tide in NY... [Published Capital Eye - Jul 03 2014]
Donor Controversy Hits Mississippi Conservatives [Published American Spectator - Jul 03 2014]
Backing Obama: Fighting Words in North Carolina... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 02 2014]
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: New PPP pol... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 02 2014]
PAC earmarks $3.1M for Iowa Senate race [Published Burlington Hawk Eye - Jul 02 2014]
Too Little, Too Late? Democrats Left Scrambling... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 02 2014]
Poll: McConnell Over Grimes By 5 in Kentucky [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 02 2014]
What Oklahoma's Senate Primary Tells Us About W... [Published National Review - Jul 02 2014]
New Democratic poll: Mary Landrieu and Bill Cas... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 01 2014]
Too Little, Too Late? Democrats Left Scrambling... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 01 2014]
The Senate 7: GOP Still Short of Magic Number [Published US News & World Report - Jul 01 2014]
Republican-Backed Group Reserves Large Chunk of... [Published WMT Radio - Jul 01 2014]
Poll: McConnell Over Grimes By 5 in Kentucky [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 01 2014]
Millionaires Keep Shoveling Money Into Politics [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 01 2014]
Crossroads reserves $20M for fall [Published The Hill - Jul 01 2014]
The Go-It-Alone President [Published ABC News - Jul 01 2014]
Why Immigration Reform Died in Congress [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 01 2014]
How Cozy Can Candidates Be With Political Groups? [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 01 2014]
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The Elizabeth Warren Demonization Society [Published Slate - David Weigel - Jul 03 2014]
Last weekend, Sen. Elizabeth Warren traveled to Kentucky to stump for Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. The Democratic secretary of state has remained competitive in the race against Sen. Mitch McConnell, and has thus far avoided the damage from ...
RSLC Goes In With Developers to Turn Tide in NY... [Published Capital Eye - Jul 03 2014]
A version of this story was co-posted on Urbanalia . Ed Gillespie, former head of the RSLC and now a candidate for U.S. Senate from Virginia (AP Photo/Steve Helber) In New York state, legislative politics are more than a little counterintuitive. ...
Too Little, Too Late? Democrats Left Scrambling... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 01 2014]
As Roll Call points out, the Democrat's problem with the Veterans Affairs' scandal isn't only what it says about the VA, it's what it says about the 'big government' mentality that's so central to many Democrat policies and ideas. It lso tightens ...
Poll: McConnell Over Grimes By 5 in Kentucky [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 01 2014]
An American Crossroads poll has Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell up by 5 points over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky. The poll of 800 likely voters was done between June 14 to June 17 by Public Opinion Strategies. It has McConnell ...
GOP Target Pryor Surviving TV Attacks in Arkansas [Published TIME.com - Jun 30 2014]
WARREN, Arkansas — Television ads have relentlessly attacked Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor for more than a year, and not even his famous name is off limits. Says a little girl in a spot set at a spelling bee, it’s spelled “O-B-A-M-A.” In a state where Democrats ...
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