The pro-Clinton groups are a delicate balance of money and power. On Monday, the uneasy alliance between former Obama and Clinton backers saw its first explosion — the big fundraising rift that must be repaired.
How three groups plan to raise unimaginable money, duel Republicans, and deliver a huge email list to Hillary Clinton. A big shift is coming after an unprecedented year.
Clinton brings in $2.1 million for the DSCC. Katzenberg co-hosts.
About once a month, the pro-Clinton groups everyone knows — Ready for Hillary, Priorities USA, and Correct the Record — meet to compare notes. A fourth group is there, too: Dewey Square.
As the political world gears up for Clinton’s big book tour, questions remain about the message behind the machine. “I don’t really know what she’ll run on.”
The danger in campaigning for 2016 early. Ready for Hillary, the leading super PAC supporting a Clinton run, starts organizing for the midterms.
Priorities USA Action, the super PAC now backing Hillary Clinton, won’t spend to help Democrats in the House and Senate this year, a spokesperson confirms.
“You guys want a list. Iowans want a sense of engagement and conversation and dialogue like they got on the Obama campaign.” The super PAC takes the first of what they say will be many trips to the early caucus state.
The former governor and Ready For Hillary surrogate is in talks to co-chair the board of Priorities USA with Jim Messina. Podesta’s replacement.
Jonathan Mantz, Clinton’s finance director in 2008, is expected to take on a major fundraising role as senior advisor, following talks with Jim Messina and John Podesta. The latest in the group’s transition to a pro-Clinton effort.
Jim Messina and John Podesta would lead the next iteration of the super PAC, Priorities USA. “The missing piece” in a Hillary machine under rapid construction.
Priorities USA retained Jen Psaki’s Global Strategy Group for polling. Psaki says she was “walled off.”
A new ad from President Obama’s SuperPAC Priorities USA attacks Mitt Romney for the closing of an AMPAD plant in Marion, Indiana.
In the second installment of a brutal Spanish ad campaign titled “Romney in his own words,” Priorities USA and immigrant labor union SEIU show footage of Romney railing against illegal immigrants who come to the U.S. “looking for a free deal.” His primary rhetoric is back to haunt him.
The $4 million collaboration between Priorities USA and SEIU will run on television and radio in Colorado, Nevada and Florida. The battle over the Hispanic vote heats up with new Spanish-language TV ads.
Undeterred by Democratic pushback, Priorities USA Action launches new TV ad slamming Romney on his private equity background. “This was a booming place, and Mitt Romney and Bain Capital turned it into a junkyard — just make money and leave it.”
JibJab e-card from Priorities USA features dancing candidate and congressman together to the grave.
As Republicans gloat about Cory Booker’s support for Bain, Priorities USA responds in kind. New ad shows Republicans attacking Romney’s “vulture capitalism.”
Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, Jon Huntsman, and Sarah Palin have all taken shots at Romney over Bain Capital.
Crossroads GPS, the Super PAC backed by Karl Rove, is spending $25 million on television ads this month — the same amount as the Obama campaign. New ad attacks Obama for broken promises.
Obama-backing Super PAC Priorities USA Action and the League of Conservation Voters allege Romney is “in the tank for Big Oil.”
White House allies Priorities USA and SEIU are airing this Spanish-language radio ad in an effort to damage Romney in Florida, now and in November. Or, better still, to make Newt Gingrich the nominee.