Washington (CNN) - An independent group co-founded by Karl Rove that's already spending big bucks to put up television commercials critical of President Barack Obama is now going up with ads in three crucial U.S. Senate races.
Crossroads GPS and American Crossroads announced Thursday they will spend $1.12 million to run spots statewide on broadcast TV and cable in Indiana, Montana, and New Mexico.
(CNN) - Democrats have attempted to stick a "private equity" attack on Mitt Romney, and now, Republicans have a parallel attack of their own: President Barack Obama is the "public equity president."
The GOP-aligned American Crossroads criticizes Obama in a new web video out Tuesday, hitting his administration's stimulus and economic recovery plans for "failed investment strategies, jobs eliminated, billions lost."
Washington (CNN) - An independent group co-founded by Karl Rove says it's going up with new TV commercials that claim that President Barack Obama has broken promises when it comes to homeowners facing foreclosure, taxes, health care coverage and cutting the deficit.
Crossroads GPS announced Wednesday morning that they will spend $8 million to run their ads in ten battleground states between now and the end of May, and they add that they'll spend $25 million total to air the spots over the next four weeks.
Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama's much talked about appearance on Jimmy Fallon's late night TV talk show is being used against the president by a major Republican group that says it's going up with an online ad that criticizes Obama as a "celebrity president."
American Crossroads, the independent super PAC co-founded by Karl Rove that backs GOP causes and candidates, says their spot will run online starting as early as Thursday in the three university towns the president visited during his two day, three battleground state tour Tuesday and Wednesday. Obama held events at the University of North Carolina, the University of Colorado and the University of Iowa as part of his push for the extension of a measure that would hold down federal student loan rates, an important issue for many younger voters.
(CNN) – The conservative group Crossroads GPS said Tuesday it was spending $1.2 million to air television ads in five states with competitive races for the U.S. Senate.
Nate Hodson, a spokesman for the group, said the ads would air in Montana, Missouri, Nevada, North Dakota and Virginia.
Washington (CNN) - A pro-GOP independent super PAC co-founded by Karl Rove says it has raised nearly $100 million so far this campaign cycle.
An official for American Crossroads confirms to CNN that the super PAC and its nonprofit affiliate Crossroads GPS combined brought in $99.8 million since the start of 2011, with $49 million of the haul raised just in the past three months.
(CNN) – American Crossroads, a conservative super PAC, announced its latest ad buy against President Barack Obama on Friday, taking a swing at the administration's coal industry policies.
"Our health care, pensions and way of life are on the line," the ad's narrator says in the one-minute radio spot.
Washington (CNN) - Together American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS raised $51 million in 2011, according to the groups' communications director Jonathan Collegio.
He said American Crossroads the super PAC raised $18.4 million and Crossroads GPS raised $32.6 million. Only the super PAC is required to declare its funding to the Federal Election Commission today.
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Washington (CNN) – Are American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS comparable to labor unions and MoveOn.org? Democratic activists scoff at the question. But Steven Law, Crossroads' CEO, says yes.
"American Crossroads was conceived as an answer to the hundreds of millions of dollars that unions and MoveOn.org and other groups on the left have been spending for years to support Democrats," Law said.
(CNN) - In an unusual step to halt the surging force of super PAC spending, Sen. Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren on Monday jointly called on outside groups to stop pouring cash into their closely-watched Massachusetts Senate race.
"This is a great victory for the people of Massachusetts, and a bold statement that puts Super PACs and other third parties on notice that their interference in this race will not be tolerated," Brown said in a statement.