GOP group pits Obama vs. Bill Clinton on taxes
November 9th, 2011
10:49 AM ET
2 years ago

GOP group pits Obama vs. Bill Clinton on taxes

(CNN) – A new ad from a Republican advocacy group attacks President Barack Obama's jobs bill by contrasting his statements with those of former Democratic President Bill Clinton.

The spot released Wednesday from Crossroads GPS plays clips of Clinton saying now is not the time to raise taxes and of Obama promoting increased tax rates on higher income earners as part of his jobs plan.
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Filed under: Ads • American Crossroads • Bill Clinton • Crossroads GPS • President Obama • Taxes
Barbour: We must change course in 2012
November 8th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Barbour: We must change course in 2012

(CNN) - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour offers a stark assessment of President Barack Obama’s first term in a new web video produced by the conservative group American Crossroads.

Debuting Tuesday, the video was produced to coincide with the one-year point until the 2012 presidential election. The project is part of the 1600 Fund, an effort launched by American Crossroads to raise money with the goal of defeating Obama.
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Conservative group slams Obama with ads
October 17th, 2011
10:04 AM ET
3 years ago

Conservative group slams Obama with ads

Washington (CNN) – As President Barack Obama hits the road in North Carolina and Virginia to sell his jobs plan this week, a conservative group is pushing back through an ad set to air in the two states.

American Crossroads released the 30-second spot Sunday night. Titled "Don't," the ad features a quote from former President Bill Clinton saying a raise in taxes "won't solve the problem."

Programming note: GOP presidential candidates next face off at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, October 18, in the CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate in Las Vegas, Nevada. Submit your questions for the debate here.
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Filed under: 2012 • American Crossroads • Bill Clinton • President Obama
Republican group hits Obama economics in new ad
October 4th, 2011
09:36 AM ET
3 years ago

Republican group hits Obama economics in new ad

(CNN) - President Barack Obama is the target of a new ad from American Crossroads, an independent Republican advocacy group, which attacks the president's economic policies ahead of his trip to St. Louis Tuesday.

The 30-second spot juxtaposes Obama's past comments about not raising taxes with news accounts of his jobs plan that, if passed, would add one and half trillion dollars in new tax revenue.
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Filed under: Ads • American Crossroads • Crossroads GPS • President Obama
New ads take on McCaskill in Missouri
September 13th, 2011
12:52 PM ET
3 years ago

New ads take on McCaskill in Missouri

(CNN) - The independent GOP group American Crossroads put up two billboard ads this week, slamming Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri for a private jet scandal earlier this year.

Posted outside airports in St. Louis and Springfield, the signs read: "Sky-high airfares got you down? Senator Claire McCaskill: Flies in her own jet – and you pay for it!"
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Filed under: American Crossroads • Claire McCaskill • Congress • Missouri
Barbour joins fundraising effort
September 9th, 2011
10:19 AM ET
3 years ago

Barbour joins fundraising effort

(CNN) – Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, who declined a 2012 run for the White House in April, will throw his weight behind the effort to unseat President Obama by joining fundraising powerhouse American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS.

The groups, helmed by GOP strategist Karl Rove, announced Barbour’s addition Thursday, on the heels of President Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress on jobs.

On Monday, Sept. 12th, CNN will broadcast the "Tea Party Republican Debate," live from Tampa, Florida at 8 p.m. ET. Follow all the issues and campaign news leading up to the debate on CNNPolitics.com and @cnnpolitics on Twitter.
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Filed under: 2012 • American Crossroads • Fundraising • Haley Barbour
American Crossroads targets Obama ahead of jobs speech
September 8th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

American Crossroads targets Obama ahead of jobs speech

Washington (CNN) - American Crossroads, the independent GOP group founded by Karl Rove and led by former Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan, released an ominous new online video Thursday ahead of President Barack Obama’s highly anticipated jobs speech.

The video - “Job Loss Calendar” - accuses the president of implementing burdensome regulations and taxes that have hampered private sector job creation since he took office in January 2009.
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Filed under: 2012 • American Crossroads • Jobs • President Obama
SuperPACs raise $26 million in 2011
August 1st, 2011
04:22 PM ET
3 years ago

SuperPACs raise $26 million in 2011

(CNN) – Twenty-six million dollars was raised by Super PACs in the first half of 2011, 83 percent of which came from five groups, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission.

The five groups that accounted for $22 million of the total were: Restore Our Future, American Crossroads, Priorities USA Action, American Bridge 21st Century and Majority PAC, according to the Sunlight Foundation.
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New ads by major conservative group target administration
July 27th, 2011
12:24 AM ET
3 years ago

New ads by major conservative group target administration

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The GOP-leaning independent group Crossroads GPS is stepping up its attacks on the Obama administration. Wednesday it launches the newest ad in its $20 million media campaign criticizing the president's economic policies, CNN has learned.

The group says it is spending $3.5 million on this new advertisement, which is set to air on national cable TV in the key swing states of Iowa, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, North Carolina and Virginia.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • American Crossroads • Crossroads GPS • Economy • President Obama
Ads over debt ceiling heat up
July 26th, 2011
08:54 AM ET
3 years ago

Ads over debt ceiling heat up

Washington (CNN) – A powerful independent group that backs Republican candidates and causes is going back up on the airwaves with a new ad over the debt ceiling debate that targets five Democratic senators who face challenging reelections next year.

Crossroads GPS (Grassroots Policy Strategy) announced Tuesday that their television commercials will run Tuesday through August 6 in Florida, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska and Ohio.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • American Crossroads • Crossroads GPS • Debt • Deficit • Senate
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