An analysis of Republican Senate primaries in 2010 and 2012 suggests that money is usually the least pressing problem for the establishment candidates whom Karl Rove's new "super PAC" might be inclined to support.
(CNN) – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes to politics and gun legislation. His super PAC, Independence USA, is dropping more than $1 million in advertisement money against a Democratic candidate running in a special election to replace former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of [...]
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords narrates a new ad out this morning from her super PAC, Americans for Responsible Solutions, urging Congress to act to reduce the nation's gun violence. Giffords' voice presides over the 30-second ad, whichShow More Summary
Karl Rove has had a tough week since he announced he would be forming a new super PAC to help establishment Republicans fend off primary challenges from Tea Party candidates. The left had seemed to be giving Rove a pass for once. But he's been hammered from the right by everyone from S.E. Show More Summary
Take that, Ashley Judd! Karl Rove is getting plastered by the Republican base for his Super PAC's new supposed commitment to finding non-crazy Republicans to back. In response, the group has promised that by "not supporting crazy people," they mean they still will support crazy people like Rep. Show More Summary
Karl Rove, the mastermind behind the Republican super PAC American Crossroads, announced this week that he's launching a new super PAC geared towards scoring less divisive candidates wins during the primaries. The Grio's Joyce Reid and...Show More Summary
When I talked to the campaign of Illinois Democrat Debbie Halvorson, who's running for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s old seat, the spox suggested that Michael Bloomberg's super PAC would back off on the ad they've been running. As you can see above, that ad calls Halvorson out for being an …
The shadowy super PACs and front groups that polluted the airwaves with political ads last year are already raising millions from corporations and billionaires to batter television viewers with a new wave of ads.
A super PAC tied to the GOP strategist has an ad mocking the actress' political views.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's super political action committee has spent at least $660,000 for 12 days of TV ads blasting Democratic congressional candidate Debbie Halvorson's past support from the National Rifle Association, records filed by local affiliates of the four major networks showed Thursday. Show More Summary
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Super PAC has spent at least $660,000 for 12 days of TV ads blasting Debbie Halvorson's (D) past support from the National Rifle Association in an attempt to influence the outcome of the Illinois 2nd Congressional District special election, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Karl Rove’s Super PAC American Crossroads is taking heat for spending quite a bit of money on a campaign ad targeting Ashley Judd — despite the fact that the actress has not yet announced her candidacy! Celebrity Apprentice star Donald Trump joined the debate via Twitter, accusing Karl Rove of wasting money. Karl Rove is [...]
Former U.S. Representative and Tea Party darling Joe Walsh announced this week that he would form a Super PC to fight an initiative created by conservative propaganda architect Karl Rove to defeat the Tea Party in upcoming primary races. Show More Summary
Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL), a Tea Party surprise Congressional elect in 2010, then lost to Democrat Tammy Duckworth in a redrawn district in the 2012 election cycle, is launching a Super PAC to fight the Karl Rove-led Conservative Victory Project. Show More Summary
The bloody and internal struggle within the GOP was blown wide open this week, with the news that Karl Rove has formed a new super-PAC, an offshoot of American Crossroads that aims to weed out Republican primary candidates it views as unpalatable and unelectable. Show More Summary
Actress Ashley Judd has not confirmed that she will run against Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in 2014, but moves she has been seen making seem to point to it. The GOP isn't blind to this, and on Wednesday, the Karl Rove-affiliated American...Show More Summary
American Crossroads, a conservative Super PAC run by Karl Rove, made a serious of hilariously bad investments in 2012 Congressional elections. Their dismal success rate, and Rove’s total and utter clowning of himself on Fox News on election night, hasn’t kept them from spending rich people’s money. And the next person they’re going after? Ashley [...]
Uh oh! The Hatfields and the McCoys are shooting agin, Maw! Duck! Former Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., announced Tuesday that he is forming a super PAC “to support freedom-loving conservative alternatives” and to fight back against a KarlShow More Summary
An Ashley Judd Senate campaign is barely more than rumor and hypothetical now — but a conservative super PAC is already coming out swinging. In a new Web ad, Karl Rove-affiliated American Crossroads dings the actress with soundbitesShow More Summary