Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Responsive Politics":
"… less than a quarter as much as the Virginia Progress PAC, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Virginia “is a rich state for us in terms of members and supporters an …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Kay Hagan":
"… nal $14 million.) Similarly, in North Carolina, incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and state House Speaker Thom Tillis, her Republican rival, collectively ra …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "politician":
"… on of McConnell or defeat of Grimes. Issue ads that praise or criticize a politician but fall short of overtly urging people to vote for or against them do not …"
"… h previously could not call directly for the election or defeat of federal politicians. They may now also raise unlimited amounts of money to fund such overt po …"
"… whose political network has spent millions of dollars aiding GOP politicians across the country this year. In the home stretch of the campa …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Karl Rove":
"… the Federal Election Commission. The group, co-founded by GOP strategist Karl Rove, listed the Glenmede Trust Company as giving it $300,000 on Aug. 29, part …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "American Crossroads":
"… ay with $4.6 million cash on hand. …"
"… ce records filed today. On May 23, Cholla West LLC contributed $50,000 to American Crossroads, the super PAC co-founded by GOP strategists Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie, w …"
"… incorporation and compliance issues as its registered agent. The address American Crossroads listed for Cholla West LLC on its new filing with the Federal Election Com …"
"… s evening. The Cardinals media relations office had no immediate comment. American Crossroads spokesman Paul Lindsay confirmed that the address was "properly listed" bu …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Mitch McConnell":
"… ements and related expenditures primarily attacking Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Cochran. “Our ultimate goal is to pass policy that’s …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "David Koch":
"… ht with one arm tied behind our back.” Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch have spent millions backing conservative causes — the specter of their i …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Mitt Romney":
"… ates who oppose marriage for gay couples. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, for example, has said that his view is that “marriage itself is a relat …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Pat McCrory":
"… victory in North Carolina. GOP control In the Tar Heel State, Republican Pat McCrory easily defeated Democrat Walter Dalton with the help of several outside gr …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Republicans":
"… sed about $20 million. That’s a stark contrast with 2011 and 2012, when Republicans rapidly deployed the nascent organizations following the U.S. Supreme Cour …"
"… Integrity review of FEC data. And during the same period last year, when Republicans, unlike Democrats, engaged in a heated presidential primary battle, GOP-al …"
"… .3 million so far this year. Currently, Democrats hold a narrow edge over Republicans in the U.S. Senate, but defending that advantage will bring many tough cam …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "North Dakota":
"… Indiana, Majority PAC’s 14 “wins” included victories in Montana and North Dakota, states where Obama lost the popular vote to Romney.Super PACs and nonprof …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "president":
"… ion, with the overwhelming majority favoring Republicans, particularly GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.An estimated $577 million, or roughly 69 percent, w …"
"… spending in the 2012 election, more than $450 million was dedicated to the presidential election with more than $350 million spent helping Romney and about $10 …"
"… s, Obama still has an edge of more than $166 million: $924 million for the president’s re-election team versus $758 million for Romney and the GOP.The presid …"
"… sident’s re-election team versus $758 million for Romney and the GOP.The president’s campaign committee was bankrolled to a great degree by money from gras …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "president":
"… ives met with Barbour, Malek, American Crossroads strategist Karl Rove and presidential candidate Mitt Romney in August for an Aspen fundraising and strategy s …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Colorado":
"… publicly traded companies that have donated to Restore Our Future include Colorado-based Hallador Energy Co. ($100,000); Arizona-based Apollo Group, the corp …"
"… such as greenhouse gas regulations and a desired land exchange in Utah and Colorado. Last year, records show the company also voiced concerns about proposed D …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "health insurance":
"… ints under Bush.Gillespie said “there are 2.7 million more women without health insurance today than when Barack Obama took office.” True, but there are also 2.1 …"
"… during two recessions under two presidents — one of each party.Women and health insuranceIn his interview with “Meet the Press” host David Gregory, Gillespie al …"
"… Gregory, Gillespie also cited the growing number of women who are without health insurance — once again without any perspective.Gillespie, April 29: "Actually, Dav …"
"… David, when you look at the facts there are 2.7 million more women without health insurance today than when Barack Obama took office."That is true, as far as it goes. …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Newt Gingrich":
"… all of it was spent in a fruitless effort to elevate former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to the GOP presidential nomination through donations to the pro-Gingrich s …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Florida":
"… super PACs backing Romney and Newt Gingrich have run in key primaries. In Florida, the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future, which last year raised $30 m …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Republican National Committee":
"… ndraising skills in the mid-1990s when he spent several years chairing the Republican National Committee which was instrumental in the GOP’s 1994 Congressional sweep. Barbour’ …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Democracy 21":
"… merican Action Network and Priorities USA were singled out in September by Democracy 21 and the Campaign Legal Center, which wrote the IRS challenging their statu …"
"… hem ineligible for tax exempt status,” Fred Wertheimer, the president of Democracy 21 told iWatch News. “The idea that these groups are social welfare organiz …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Countrywide Financial Corp.":
"… was to undergo cancer surgery, a senior vice president with her employer, Countrywide Financial Corp., called her in for a “counseling meeting.” The impetus for the meeting …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Kentucky":
"… y. …"
"… .In this one congressional district, national outside groups — some with Kentucky connections — financed a barrage of negative ads that exemplify how loca …"
"… stakes rematch between Chandler and Barr.As a result, residents of central Kentucky have witnessed the advent of the endless political campaign. The ubiquitou …"
"… still more than a year away, will be no less messy or expensive than 2010.Kentucky’s 6th District is a microcosm of the unprecedented and often unreg …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Miami":
"… ne markets with substantial Latino populations, including Denver, El Paso, Miami and Reno.Crossroads declined to say what they’d spend next year on ads a …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "campaign manager":
"… tin, chairman of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor party and Hatch’s campaign manager in 2006..Perry tossed the pass Pawlenty was looking for — a $500,000 che …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Boston":
"… ist Paul Begala, who is shuttling to some donor solicitations in New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles and other cities.Overall, the climate this ye …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Pat Stryker":
"… eeting drew the likes of Rob McKay, the heir to the Taco Bell fortune, and Pat Stryker, whose family founded the medical giant Stryker Corp. Also on hand were Mi …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Bob Perry":
"… of its large donors and they include Texas billionaire Harold Simmons and Bob Perry, a Houston homebuilder known for financing the Swift Boat Veterans for Tru …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Ed Gillespie":
"… tack on Democrat Harry Reid.Backed by Republican strategists Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie, Crossroads GPS is tax-exempt 501(c)(4) advocacy group connected to Americ …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "real estate":
"… personal worth pegged at almost $5 billion.Simmons made his early money in real estate and drug stores before going into the buyout business and he’s worked wi …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Business":
"… the president of American Crossroads; and Greg Casey, the president of the Business Industry Political Action Committee which aims to spend $6 million this ye …"
"… to do a “blend of issue ads and direct advocacy.”The Washington-based Business Industry Political Action Committee, or BIPAC, doesn’t have as much cash …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Steven Law":
"… ollars as well but doesn’t have to disclose its donors. As of August 21, Steven Law, the group’s president, said the two entities together had brought in $1 …"