Articles Tagged 'Americans for Prosperity'
Conservative group sues California AG over donor list demands, ‘bullying’
Americans for Prosperity, a prominent conservative group, is suing the California attorney general for allegedly demanding donor information and threatening harsh penalties if they don’t comply.
The lawsuit, which claims that complying with Attorney General Kamala Harris’ demands would put donors’ safety “at risk,” comes on the heels of the 2013 controversy over IRS targeting of conservative groups.
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Boehner lashes at conservative groups: ‘They’ve lost all credibility’
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) lit into conservative activist groups for a second straight day, saying they have “lost all credibility” by attacking a bipartisan budget… 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
Ted Cruz enjoys clear edge among tea party activists at Americans for Prosperity summit
ORLANDO â€” There was no question who was the favorite among the crop of possible 2016 Republican White House candidates who wooed conservative activists at a two-day conference here this weekend.
Loud chants of â€œRun, Ted, run!â€ filled a hotel ballroom packed with more than 1,500 people Saturday afterÂ Sen. Ted Cruz (Tex.)Â finished excoriating President Obamaâ€™s administration and challenging… READ MORE
Gov Scott incentive cash draws rebuke from tea party group
House and Senate budget negotiators were slapped Saturday by a leading tea party group for beefing up the pool of money given Gov. Rick Scott… READ MORE
Americans for Prosperity to consider getting involved in GOP primaries
WASHINGTON â€” As they begin planning for future campaigns, Americans for Prosperity is considering getting involved in Republican nominating contests.
In a wide-ranging interview at The Daily Callerâ€™s newsroom in Washington, Tim Phillips, the conservative grassroots organizationâ€™s president, admitted that the pro-free market group will consider picking favorites in certain primary contests in 2014 and 2016.
In the past, they… READ MORE
Oil- and coal-backed groups far outpace Obama, allies on energy ads
By Neela Banerjee, The Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — Energy has become a touchstone issue in the presidential race, and groups backed by oil and… READ MORE
New re-election TV ad defends Obama’s energy record
By Matea Gold, The Los Angeles Times
Pushing back aggressively at his critics,Â President Obamaâ€™s reelection campaign is launching its first television ad campaign of the race Thursday with a spot that defends his ethics and energy policy.The commercial fires back at the conservative organizationAmericans for Prosperity, which launched its own $6 million ad campaign this week attacking the Obama … READ MORE