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Daily Disclosure: Crossroads GPS charges into congressional race

By Rachael Marcus

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

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"… EASE tell us what the disclaimer at the end says, and we will check it out. …"

"… spending group, began a $2.3 million ad campaign Wednesday, including the Crossroads network’s first reported foray into congressional races and ads in four …"

"… in four hotly contested Senate races. With its entry into the House race, Crossroads is now active at all levels of the national election.This campaign is part …"

"… larger $10 million-plus offensive from Republican strategist Karl Rove’s Crossroads network that began this week. Super PAC American Crossroads just announced …"

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.

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"… .  …"

"… 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

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"… ;Both Rove and Gillespie were also founding advisers of American Crossroads, the super PAC closely linked to Crossroads GPS.Profile:The Karl Rove co-f …"

"… ding advisers of American Crossroads, the super PAC closely linked to Crossroads GPS.Profile:The Karl Rove co-founded nonprofit Crossroads Grassroots Polic …"

"… losely linked to Crossroads GPS.Profile:The Karl Rove co-founded nonprofit Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, or Crossroads GPS for short, broke its own s …"

"… Karl Rove co-founded nonprofit Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, or Crossroads GPS for short, broke its own spending records in 2012.Crossroads GPS’s $ …"

Crossroads groups raise whopping $51 million in 2011

By Peter H. Stone

GOP outside spending groups raise unlimited donations from corporations and tycoons

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"… 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

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"… ne of the best-funded, highest profile super PACs in the country, American Crossroads stated an intention to raise and spend $300 million in the 2012 election c …"

"… million in the 2012 election cycle, along with its sister nonprofit group Crossroads GPS, which can solicit unlimited dollars from donors without having to dis …"

"… andidates or the national party committees. Through Election Day, American Crossroads alone spent almost $105 million, mostly on negative ads.Formed in 2010 and …"

"… on negative ads.Formed in 2010 and viewed as a “shadow RNC,” American Crossroads launched following the 2008 campaign that saw Democrats sweep electio …"

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

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"… draiser, has begun raising millions for the Republican powerhouse American Crossroads to ensure that the eventual GOP nominee has enough outside financial suppo …"

"… w York to court donors as part of an ambitious plan mapped out by American Crossroads and its affiliated Crossroads GPS. The two Crossroads have also increased …"

"… of an ambitious plan mapped out by American Crossroads and its affiliated Crossroads GPS. The two Crossroads have also increased their target to a whopping $30 …"

"… pped out by American Crossroads and its affiliated Crossroads GPS. The two Crossroads have also increased their target to a whopping $300 million, say three fun …"

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

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"… ervative movement as respected as Gov. Barbour,” Gillespie said. …"

"… nt as respected as Gov. Barbour,” Gillespie said. …"

"… least doubling our earlier projected goal,” Steven Law, the president of Crossroads, told iWatch News. “Everyone is going to stretch as far as they can here …"

"… tional Committee chairman has agreed to lend his Midas like rolodex to the Crossroads efforts. “Gov. Barbour’s involvement with us gives us the capacity to …"

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

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"… . …"

"… e concludes by urging listeners to vote for Republican Dino Rossi.American Crossroads is the Section 527 political committee connected to the 501(c)(4) non-prof …"

"… ection 527 political committee connected to the 501(c)(4) non-profit group Crossroads GPS. Both have links to Republican strategists Ed Gillespie and Karl Rove. …"

"… th have links to Republican strategists Ed Gillespie and Karl Rove. Unlike Crossroads GPS, American Crossroads does publicly disclose the names of its large don …"

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

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"… tion 2010 reporting initiative this election season.The ad is being run by Crossroads Grassroots Political Strategies (Crossroads GPS), a tax-exempt 501(c)(4) a …"

"… season.The ad is being run by Crossroads Grassroots Political Strategies (Crossroads GPS), a tax-exempt 501(c)(4) advocacy organization connected to the Americ …"

"… S), a tax-exempt 501(c)(4) advocacy organization connected to the American Crossroads 527 group. It features an actress re-enacting a 1992 radio interview in wh …"

"… oney with the tagline “We can’t afford 6 more years of Patty Murray.”Crossroads GPS has already spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on television ads c …"