Articles Tagged 'American Crossroads'
Alaska: Condoleeza Rice makes first endorsement in 2014 cycle
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing Alaska Senate candidate Dan Sullivan (R), defending her former employee’s record in a new ad for American Crossroads.
The ad marks Rice’s endorsement of the 2014 election cycle, and Crossroads’s first decision to support a Republican candidate who faces a competitive primary.
In the ad, Rice responds to recent criticism from both… READ MORE
GOP super PACs gear up to fight Tea Party
Republican operatives want to help establishment candidates fend off tea party challenges with a new weapon: unlimited cash.
Consultants and attorneys — including the co-founder… READ MORE
Kentucky: American Crossroads Ad Attacks Ashley Judd
The juggernaut Republican third-party group American Crossroads on Wednesday released a scathing attack ad hitting actress and potential Kentucky Senate candidate Ashley Judd.
Judd, a Democrat mulling a bid to take on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, has been the target of GOP derision since her name first was floated late last year. But this appears to be the first… READ MORE
Tea party vows to stay for long haul, takes no blame for GOP losses
By Seth McLaughlin-The Washington Times
Tea party leaders say they refuse to be the scapegoats for the drubbing Republicans took on Election Day, claiming it… READ MORE
Karl Rove and his super PAC vow to press on
By Karen Tumulty, The Washington Post
In the post-mortems of the 2012 election campaigns, it is already being written that the much-feared super PACs â€”… READ MORE
American Crossroads defends campaign spending to donorsWashington (CNN)
Â – Officials from the Republican super PAC American Crossroads, including its co-founder Karl Rove, defended their campaign spending and talked about the… READ MORE
Pair of conservative groups raised $70 million in midterm campaignBy Dan Eggen and T.W. Farnam, The Washington Post
A pair of conservative groups founded with the help of Republican political guru Karl Rove raised more than $70 million since their inception last spring, making them the undisputed leaders of an onslaught of outside spending on 2010 House and Senate races, according to new disclosures Thursday.
American Crossroads, a “super… READ MORE
Conservative group, flush with funds, turns to House
ByÂ Dan Eggen, The Washington Post
American Crossroads and its nonprofit affiliate, Crossroads GPS, will join two other Republican-friendly groups in a “House surge strategy,” spending up to $50 million in competitive districts over the next three weeks, officials said. The Crossroads groups will also expand their spending in Senate races.
The plans pose yet another threat to Democrats’ wavering… READ MORE
Pro-GOP nonprofits kick in millions
By Ralph Z. Hallow, The Washington Times
Two outside pro-Republican groups say they will boost their total fundraising to $52 million over the next two months, as the political right begins to play serious catch-up on the left in the use of tax-exempt nonparty organizations in election campaigns.
Mike Duncan, chairman of American Crossroads, told The Washington Times that his… READ MORE
527 group helps GOP catch up in money race
By Charles Babington ASSOCIATED PRESS
In a campaign season of anti-establishment ferment, some of the Republican Party’s best-known insiders are building an ambitious fundraising machine for the fall elections and beyond.
They started with a bang in April, cashing a $1 million check from a Texas oil magnate. After a quiet May, friends and foes are watching to see whether… READ MORE