Conservative strategist Karl Rove on Sunday lashed out at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) after she used her speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to blast his super PAC for "vetting our candidates." "I appreciate her encouragement that I ought to go home to run for office," Rove said on Fox News Sunday. Show More Summary
Click here to view this media Conservative strategist Karl Rove on Sunday lashed out at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) after she used her speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to blast his super PAC for "vetting...Show More Summary
Last month, the super PAC Progress Kentucky took its opposition to Sen. Mitch McConnell's re-election one step further by bringing the senator's Asian-American wife, former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao into the picture, remarking, "May explain why your job moved to China!" In a recent ad, she pushed back against the attack — and took to Fox & Friends on Friday to respond.
Grassroots conservative activists are attacking the Karl Rove-backed Super PAC American Crossroads as ineffective in a letter to top-dollar Republican donors in an effort to protest against the group’s pledge to play a role in Republican primaries. Show More Summary
The co-founder of the new group Republicans For Immigration Reform was, about a year ago, running a pro-Romney super PAC that was slamming Romney's rivals for supporting amnesty. Things change. Fast. Take a look....
Fox News contributor John Bolton has become the latest on-air personality employed by the network attached to a political action committee (PAC). According to a report from The Center for Public Integrity, Bolton will head both Bolton for America PAC and Bolton for America Super PAC. Show More Summary
The 2016 Iowa caucuses are still a couple years out, but one potential Republican candidate is already getting hit with attack ads. Patriot Super PAC, a tea-party group, launched a television campaign yesterday going after Virginia governor Bob McDonnell for his recently passed transportation plan, which will raise taxes. Show More Summary
A Tea Party group called Patriot Super PAC has launched an attack ad against Bob McDonnell, the Republican governor of Virginia, over his willingness to back tax hikes to fund a new transportation plan in his state. But the ad isn'tShow More Summary
A third super PAC coalesces around Hillary Clinton's maybe-yes-maybe-no 2016 presidential run. Also, the revolving door takes another turn, sending Jon Kyl to Covington & Burling.
A collection of government watchdog and environmental organizations has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Chevron and the Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC to which Chevron donated $2.5 million during the 2012 campaign. Show More Summary
At the height of the 2012 elections, Chevron Corp. gave an unprecedented $2.5 million campaign contribution to a super PAC intimately tied to House Speaker John Boehner. The problem: Chevron Corp. is a government contractor.
At the height of the 2012 elections, Chevron Corp. gave an unprecedented $2.5 million campaign contribution to the Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), a super PAC...
American Crossroads, the Karl Rove-inspired Super Pac, put up a video today lampooning the Obama-allied group Organizing for Action for its $500,000 ticket to meet quarterly with President Obama. Not bad for a Super Pac. Thought you might enjoy. H/T to...
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell responded to racial attacks on his wife, former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, from a liberal Kentucky based Super PAC on CNN's State of The Union this morning.
I'm feeling...sequestered. The mayoral race in Los Angeles is this upcoming Tuesday, and silly season is here: a Super PAC supporting one of the leading candidates aired an attack ad against the other leading candidate. Which wouldn't be all that notable, except... Pretty funny stuff. Show More Summary
Demos has a new report on income inequality and how the wealthy buy inordinate influence in the political system. For example: The imbalance is even more pronounced when accounting for contributions to Super PACs. During the 2012 election cycle, Sheldon and Miriam Adelson gave a combined $91.8 million to Super PACs. It would take more [...]
Even as he has bashed Citizens United, the president demolished public financing, encouraged his own super PACs, and is now making the permanent campaign a reality.
Many of the major Democrats in Kentucky politics have distanced themselves from Progress Kentucky, the super PAC that has recently come under fire for racially charged tweets directed at Senator McConnell’s wife, former labor secretary Elaine Chao. Show More Summary
Progress Kentucky, a super PAC allied with the Democrats, has been pressured into apologizing for several racially charged tweets against Elaine Chao, the wife of US Senator Mitch McConnell. Elaine Chao is the distinguished former US Secretary of Labor. She is of Chinese heritage and was born in Taiwan. The offensive Progress Kentucky tweets accused [...]Show More Summary