Oops: Republican super PAC misidentifies source of massive donation

By Michael Beckel

Super PAC acknowledges a $300,000 gift came from parents of GOP Senate candidate Dan Sullivan, not a wealth management firm.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Florida":

"… 's corporate headquarters in Philadelphia but that of a beachside condo in Florida. Thomas Sullivan is the owner of the $3 million, 2,850-square-foot condo, …"

Daily Disclosure: Crossroads GPS charges into congressional race

By Rachael Marcus

Crossroads GPS is now active at all levels of the national election

Excerpts from this story referencing "Wisconsin":

"… sroads GPS’ ads target Senate races in Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Wisconsin as well as New York’s 1st Congressional District, where Republicans have …"

"… Right” opposes Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., who is running against former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson, a Republican. The ad shows Baldwin yelling, “You’ …"

"… ing, “Tired of all the shouting? Tammy Baldwin is just out of touch with Wisconsin.”“Judgment” opposes Rep. Tim Bishop, the Democrat representing New Y …"

"… re,” which opposes Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis. Duffy is challenged by former Wisconsin state Sen. Pat Kreitlow, a Democrat. It also ran an ad opposing former Ari …"

FACT CHECK: Attack ad backs off its harshest claim

By FactCheck.Org

After yanking ad with false claim, Crossroads GPS is back with one that's technically accurate, but still grossly misleading.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Crossroads":

"… .  …"

"… rting drug enforcement activities, according to the only news account that Crossroads GPS cited as supporting evidence. In 1993, Heitkamp’s attorney gene …"

"… 000 each. However, the Bismark Tribune article cited in the Crossroads ad noted that Heitkamp and another official from the state’s Bureau of C …"

Nonprofit profile: Crossroads GPS

By Paul Abowd

Quick stats on Crossroads GPS, supporting Republicans

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Responsive Politics":

"… gest outside spenders in the 2010 midterm elections, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.Between January 2011 and mid-June of 2012 alone Crossroads GPS spent more …"

"… million to Crossroads GPS in 2010, according to research by the Center for Responsive Politics.Crossroads GPS threw support behind Heather Wilson, a former congresswoman …"

Crossroads groups raise whopping $51 million in 2011

By Peter H. Stone

GOP outside spending groups raise unlimited donations from corporations and tycoons

Excerpts from this story referencing "Crossroads":

"… f dollars on to sway the balance of power in the Senate. …"

"… $51 million last year with more than 60 percent of the total flowing into Crossroads GPS, the nonprofit arm that is not required to report its donors.American …"

"… GPS, the nonprofit arm that is not required to report its donors.American Crossroads, a super PAC that reports to the Federal Election Commission, raked in $18 …"

"… another $2 million from Contran, a company that he controls, according to Crossroads sources.Crossroads GPS, the nonprofit group that shares leadership and off …"

PAC profile: American Crossroads

By Aaron Mehta

Quick stats on the super PAC

Excerpts from this story referencing "Wisconsin":

"… Florida, Jon Tester of Montana, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Bob Kerrey of Nebraska and Tim Kaine of Virginia. All of those Democrats …"

Haley Barbour is cranking up his Crossroads fundraising while winding down governorship

By Peter H. Stone

Legendary fundraiser Haley Barbour picks up pace for GOP's Crossroads

Excerpts from this story referencing "Internal Revenue Service":

"… sroads GPS was set up as a 501(c)(4) tax exempt social welfare group under Internal Revenue Service guidelines, which is permitted to take unlimited checks but keep the names …"

Karl Rove-linked Crossroads has more than doubled its earlier fundraising goal of $120 million

By Peter H. Stone

Crossroads ups the ante on its fundraising ambitions, doubles its earlier goal

Excerpts from this story referencing "Republican Party":

"… ocrats’ uphill struggle. “There are few people and maybe no one in the Republican Party and the conservative movement as respected as Gov. Barbour,” Gillespie s …"

American Crossroads robocalls tell Washington voters to back Rossi

By Aaron Mehta and Josh Israel

A Skamokawa, Wash., reader alerted us to a statewide robocall by American Crossroads, a conservative group flush with cash that opposes the

Excerpts from this story referencing "Patty Murray":

"… tive group flush with cash that opposes the re-election of Democratic Sen. Patty Murray.The nearly 40-second recorded message says “Senator Patty Murray is no l …"

"… ic Sen. Patty Murray.The nearly 40-second recorded message says “Senator Patty Murray is no longer the mom in tennis shoes who promised to go to Washington and …"

"… d raising the U.S. debt limit six out of six times, by over $5.3 trillion. Patty Murray is completely out of touch and out of control.” The male voice concludes …"

Crossroads GPS ad attacks Sen. Patty Murray in Seattle

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

A reader in Mukilteo, Washington, a coastal suburb about 20 miles north of Seattle, reports seeing an independent attack ad against Washingt

Excerpts from this story referencing "Patty Murray":

"… f Seattle, reports seeing an independent attack ad against Washington Sen. Patty Murray. The 30-second spot, entitled “Can’t Afford Patty,” bashes the third …"

"… atop a pile of money with the tagline “We can’t afford 6 more years of Patty Murray.”Crossroads GPS has already spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on te …"