Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • Crossroads: Karl Rove's American Crossroads just shared five new Senate polls with Politico, but the crosstabs are all behind their paywall at "Politico Pro," so all we have are summaries of the toplines. Show More Summary
The American Economic Association said Matthew Gentzkow’s work cuts across academic disciplines to address concerns at the crossroads of “economics, political science and sociology.”
The other day, the Rove-founded American Crossroads went up with a major ad buy for North Carolina GOP Senate candidate Thom Tillis. The ad claimed Tillis has “the conservative guts to replace Obamacare with honest health care reforms.” But the ad didn’t use the word “repeal,” and this drew a sharp attack from one of Tillis’ conservative […]
American Crossroads reported raising $5.2 million in March, more than it raised in all of 2013.
More fossil fuel influence coming to your living room: The most recent big injection of political spending in North Carolina came April 1 from American Crossroads, a super PAC created by Republican operative Karl Rove. The group spent $1.1 million on an ad for Tillis. Show More Summary
It might turn into a battle between the right-wing Super PACS in the North Carolina Senate race, which could make for a very interesting primary. That ad up above is running in a $1 million ad buy from Karl Rove's American Crossroads for state House Speaker Thom Tillis, the supposed GOP frontrunner. Show More Summary
Here’s yet more evidence that Obamacare repeal is not a winner for Republicans, on the same day that it was announced that the law has hit its target of seven million enrollments. The Rove-founded American Crossroads is up with a $1 million ad buy for North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis, the GOP establishment favorite […]
American Crossroads is launching a $650,000 ad campaign against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.)
Sen. Rand Paul is helping Florida GOP candidate David Jolly thwart a Libertarian rival polling at four to seven percent, recording a robocall that touts Jolly as someone who wants to “ensure you, not the government, are making decisions...Show More Summary
The Arkansas Arts Center, the state?s leader in international, visual and performing arts, presents the exhibition, The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South, on view February 28 ? June 1, in the Jeannette Edris Rockefeller and Townsend Wolfe Galleries. Show More Summary
The ghettos, factory towns, and dusty crossroads of America are filled with dreamers. In the days before American Idol and America's Got Talent these communities could offer little to stimulate those with imagination, and -- dare they hope it -- talent. Show More Summary
In a new book, International Crossroads and Failures in Haiti, Brazilian professor Ricardo Seitenfus, former Organization of American States (OAS) Ambassador to Haiti, details international meddling in Haiti's 2010 elections, discussions...Show More Summary
American Crossroads launched an ad against Alex Sink, the Democratic candidate in the special election in Florida’s 13th congressional district.
By Michael Beckel February 10, 2014 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. American Crossroads, the conservative super...Show More Summary
American Crossroads, the Republican super PAC founded by Karl Rove, released a set of eight polls on Friday showing that control of the Senate is "up for grabs" ahead of November's midterm elections. According to the polls, which were conducted by the right-leaning Harper Polling, Republicans hold leads in five of seven key U.S. Show More Summary
"A path to victory is clearly there."
The first generation of super PACs operated as shadow party committees, embodied in American Crossroads, the pro-Republican behemoth co-founded in 2010 by Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie. Next came candidate-specific super PACs, like those that aided President Obama and his GOP rival, Mitt Romney, in 2012. Show More Summary
The Republican establishment and outside groups like Karl Rove's American Crossroads and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are trying to blunt the influence of conservatives inside and outside of Congress to make it easier to pass amnesty. Show More Summary
Even though Karl Rove's American Crossroads brand has been damaged after the group declared war against conservative candidates, the group will reportedly try to influence the 2014 midterm elections by bullying campaigns and creating groups that, on the surface, do not seem to be affiliated with them. Show More Summary
In November the left-wing publication ProPublica reported that Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS gave Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) $26.4 million in 2012. What ProPublica failed to note is that this donation by Rove's group accounted for more than 85% of ATR's 2012 total contributions of $30.9 million. Show More Summary