(CNN) – American Crossroads, an independent Republican group, swatted back Democratic attacks against Mitt Romney Tuesday that claim the Republican presidential frontrunner is unable to excite more than a quarter of the GOP.
"The truth? The 25% level of support we're seeing with Romney is a floor, not a ceiling," Jonathan Collegio, the group's communications director, wrote in a memo.
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(CNN) – According to the President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, the president has been the target of negative ads from outside groups totaling tens of millions of dollars - even before the first voting in the Republican primary has begun.
By their tally, outside groups like Crossroads GPS, Americans for Prosperity, the Republican National Committee, Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama, and the Coalition for American Jobs have spent $16.6 million dollars on anti-Obama ads nationwide. These groups have spent $1.5 million on anti-Obama ads in Iowa alone, according to Obama’s campaign.
(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.
(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.
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."
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(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.
(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!"
(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.
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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.
(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.