Washington (CNN) -- The Veterans Affairs scandal's been a major issue on the campaign trail the past couple of weeks. Now it's front and center in the campaign ad wars.
Crossroads GPS, the non-profit sister organization to American Crossroads, a leading pro-GOP outside group which was co-founded and steered by Karl Rove, says that starting Wednesday it will start running a television commercial in Alaska that's critical of Sen. Mark Begich over his reaction to the growing controversy, which was first reported by CNN six months ago.
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(CNN) – Let it never be said that political groups don't know their popular culture.
Karl Rove-backed Crossroads GPS has a new online attack video criticizing Obamacare in a howling, chomping mass of fury and destruction that shall forever terrify the shark/tornado/health care-phobics of the world.
Parodying the SyFy network's phenomenon "Sharknado," the anti-Obamacare version is called "ObamaCareNado."
(CNN) – Crossroads GPS is not waiting for the dust to settle on the debate over student loans in the U.S. Senate. The Karl Rove-backed super PAC has already launched a small online ad campaign against four Democratic senators it blames for not stopping the rate hike.
Display ads launched on Facebook Friday will target college students and young people in Alaska, Arkansas, Louisiana and North Carolina, calling out their respective senators Mark Begich, Mark Pryor, Mary Landrieu and Kay Hagan. All are Democrats.
Washington (CNN) – A top independent conservative group Tuesday launched radio spots targeting five Democratic senators in the battle over negotiations to prevent the country from falling off the fiscal cliff.
Crossroads GPS says its ads urge Senators Mark Begich of Alaska, Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Kay Hagan of North Carolina, Tim Johnson of South Dakota and Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia to support significant spending cuts as part of any deal. The group says it's spending $240,000 to run the radio commercials.
Washington (CNN) - In the first advertising effort to support the Republicans in the ongoing fiscal cliff debate, the advocacy group Crossroads GPS will go on television Thursday trying to push the White House to offer more spending cuts as part of any deal. The group is buying $500,000 worth of time on national cable, including on CNN, as well on stations in the Washington area during the Sunday public affairs programs.
The group, part of the American Crossroads groups founded by Karl Rove, promises this is a "first step in a larger effort."
(CNN) – With just four days to go until Election Day, Republican-leaning super PAC American Crossroads and its affiliate Crossroads GPS announced a pair of ads Friday hitting President Barack Obama for the national debt and for lacking a good case for a second term.
CNN reported Tuesday that major Republican-leaning groups would spend almost $50 million in the final week before the election on ads, including $28 million in ad time from American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS.
Washington (CNN) - Key Republican-leaning groups are launching a final week ad blitz totaling almost $50 million.
The Republican super PAC American Crossroads and its affiliate Crossroads GPS are buying more than $28 million in both presidential and Senate battleground states, a group spokesman told CNN.
(CNN) – An independent, conservative group said it launched five new television ads in tight Senate races across the country on Tuesday.
Crossroads GOP spent $4 million on the ads, set to run in Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin through Monday.
(CNN) - An independent, conservative group spent $1.2 million on a new television ad targeting Rep. Tammy Baldwin, the Democratic candidate in the heated Wisconsin Senate battle.
The commercial, made by Crossroads GPS, will run on local and broadcast networks in the Badger State beginning Wednesday.
(CNN) - The conservative group Crossroads GPS on Tuesday announced two major television buys totaling more than $10 million targeting President Barack Obama and several Democrats running congressional campaigns.
An $8.3 million buy of time for one week in eight states will target Obama, while a $2.3 million ad buy will target Democrats in four hotly contested Senate rates and one House race.