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One Donor Ponied Up 35 Percent of Crossroads GPS's 2011 Haul

Talk about a mega-donor. Of the $28.4 million in donations banked in 2011 by Republican outside money group Crossroads GPS, a whopping $10 million of it came from just one donor. That's 35 percent. From one person, or one corporation. Crossroads GPS, which does not disclose its donors, is the brainchild of GOP political mastermind Karl Rove. Founded in 2010, the group is technically a tax-exempt non-profit, known as a 501(c)(4), that can spend money on political advocacy so long as politicking isn't the majority of what it does.
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US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (3 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (last year)

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