American Crossroads

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Name: American Crossroads
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Matt Doheny Resents Stefanik for Relying on Special Interests, Begrudgingly Endorses Her

Matt Doheny begrudgingly endorsed his primary foe Elise Stefanik at a press conference that she did not attend. But before Doheny made his less-than-enthusiastic endorsement, he shared his bitter resentment for how Elise Stefanik turned to the special ... [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Super Pacs: The Nominating Committees of the Future

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following information was released by the Brookings Institution:Walter ShapiroEven though they have come to dominate political campaigns, Super PACs and their shadowy counterparts are barely old enough to qualify for pre-kindergarten. ... [Published HighBeam Research - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Super PACs: The Nominating Committees of the Future

Even though they have come to dominate political campaigns, Super PACs and their shadowy counterparts are barely old enough to qualify for pre-kindergarten. Since these big-bucks independent groups have only been legal since 2010, we are still groping ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Liberals lead the way on Super PAC donations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The award to the political donors with the deepest pockets goes to liberals.So far in 2014 the three largest donors to Super PACs are left leaning. It’s a 180-degree shift from the politics of top donors only two years ago.Billionaire ... [Published Denver Channel - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ken Griffin: 'Can't see' political run

Griffin did suggest that change was possible if it weren't for polarized political positions." The difference between Republicans and Democrats on most issues is actually pretty small," he said. "We make a big deal about very modest differences as a country, ... [Published CNBC - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

A Personal Super PAC Is The Latest Weapon For This Year's Senate Candidate

WASHINGTON -- This year, for the first time since the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling unleashed the unlimited-money super PAC, the majority of Senate races feature super PACs that focus on just one candidate.These personalized super PACs had ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

Contributions grow for key Democratic PAC

WASHINGTON - Donations grew in June for the Senate Majority PAC, a Democratic super PAC focused on retaining the party's control of the chamber in November.The group raised $2.4 million in June, up from $2 million the previous month. The committee started ... [Published Visalia Times-Delta - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Hillary Clinton Praises GOP Establishment, Big Business for Taking on Tea Party

:58 PM PDT post a commentHillary Clinton thanked the Republican establishment and its big business allies for taking on the Tea Party and defeating conservative candidates like Chris McDaniel in Mississippi's June runoff.In a Thursday interview with ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Karl Rove’s Chief of Staff Replies

Yesterday, I ran a short post that quoted a June 4th Washington Post story on the role of Karl Rove’s American Crossroads in the Mississippi Senate runoff. The Post reported:American Crossroads, a GOP establishment organization, has decided to shift its ... [Published American Spectator - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Rove American Crossroads in Mississippi Controversy

The  headline  in the  Washington Post  on June 4 was clear:Rove-backed American Crossroads won’t get involved in Cochran runoffSaid the  Post  story the day after Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel had defeated six-term Mississippi GOP Senator Thad Cochran ... [Published American Spectator - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Crossroads defends Ernst during Guard duty

American Crossroads says they'll have Senate nominee Joni Ernst's back for the next two weeks as she is off the campaign trail for Iowa National Guard duty.The GOP outside group launched a new 30-second statewide ad Tuesday, spending $415,000 on the spot ... [Published The Hill - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Too Little, Too Late? Democrats Left Scrambling On VA Scandal

:54 PM PDTShare This: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 ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 02 2014]

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"Elise's REAL home is in DC -- where she hosts politicians and lobbyists who control her." Doheny Endorsed Stefanik in a Press Conference...
..." Mr. Doheny, 43, was apparently not ready to be put outout to pasture.  From the same article: Doheny added, "It's sad and unfortunate that Karl Rove's GOP SuperPac would spend contributions from good Republican donors from across the country in a coordinated effort with the Stefanik campaign in an attempt to purchase this primary. Stefanik claims to be running a positive campaign, but the truth is that she is behind in the race and her DC backers are afraid they won't have someone they can control in Washington." There had been some speculation that Doheny would run as a fourth party candidate (Matt Funiciello is running on the Green Party ticket)...
The CNN story reported , “"We knew the clock was ticking," Reed recalls. "Our strategy was to grow the electorate. It was the only way to win. We knew if it was a closed primary, we would have lost. So we made a play for Reagan Democrats. Bubba.” Perhaps this is where the initial idea for appealing to Democrats to vote for Thad Cochran began, before it turned into something very different by the time it was implemented ."
Politico reporter Ken Vogel in his praiseworthy new book, Big Money , likens Super PAC donors to meddlesome "sports junkies who plunk down hundreds of millions of dollars to buy a professional team." Often the motivation of these mega-givers is the arrogant belief that because they are rich, they know more about politics than the pros...

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Chamber of Commerce seeks to dominate Republica... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 23 2014]
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Liberals lead the way on Super PAC donations [Published Denver Channel - Jul 22 2014]
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DSCC going up on Iowa airwaves [Published Politico - Jul 22 2014]
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Is the GOP fear-mongering on 2016 for cash? [Published MSNBC - Jul 19 2014]
A Personal Super PAC Is The Latest Weapon For T... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 19 2014]
Republicans In Mississippi Shouldn’t Vote For T... [Published Right Wing News - Jul 19 2014]
Contributions grow for key Democratic PAC [Published Visalia Times-Delta - Jul 19 2014]
Hillary Clinton Praises GOP Establishment, Big ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 18 2014]
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Super PACs: The Nominating Committees of the Fu... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jul 23 2014]
Even though they have come to dominate political campaigns, Super PACs and their shadowy counterparts are barely old enough to qualify for pre-kindergarten. Since these big-bucks independent groups have only been legal since 2010, we are still groping ...
The ‘Inside Politics’ Forecast: Adelson’s $100 ... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Jul 20 2014]
CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on " Inside Politics " to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead. WASHINGTON (CNN) - Big 2014 midterm races and calculations, ...
Hillary Clinton Praises GOP Establishment, Big ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 18 2014]
Hillary Clinton thanked the Republican establishment and its big business allies for taking on the Tea Party and defeating conservative candidates like Chris McDaniel in Mississippi's June runoff.  In a Thursday interview with Charlie Rose on PBS, ...
Political Opposites Campaign in West Virginia [Published Swampland - Jul 14 2014]
MoreGallup Poll Sees Historically Ugly Midterm Elections Democrats Induce Panic To Raise Money Before 2014 Election: “All Hope Is Lost” These Are the Dirtiest Campaign Tricks of the 2014 Elections… So Far On a steamy Monday afternoon in the Jay ...
Political Opposites Campaign in West Virginia [Published TIME.com - Jul 14 2014]
On a steamy Monday afternoon in the Jay Rockefeller ballroom of the Clarion Hotel here, West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant stood arm in arm with Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren. They faced an adoring crowd of more than 200, ...
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