Rove Group Launches $25 Million Spending Campaign
Crossroads GPS — the advocacy group founded by Karl Rove — announced the start of a major television spending campaign over the next month. The ads will air in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio and Virginia and address the nation's debt and the slow economic recovery.
Obama Super PAC: Romney Will "Take It All"
“He promised us the same things he’s promising the United States. And he’ll give you the same thing he gave us. Nothing. He’ll take it all.” Priorities USA, Obama's Super PAC, doubles down on the Romney Bain attack. Ad is first in multi-million dollar series to run in Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
FLASHBACK: Obama Scolds Supreme Court For Citizens United Decision
He told wealthy supporters not to back big money outside groups in 2008, but Obama is now signaling to his donors to back the independent expenditure groups. With Republican groups raking in millions, Obama wants in on some of the action made possible in part by a Supreme Court decision he's deplored.
Stephen Colbert Responds To "BuzzFeed Buzzkill" Ben Smith's Questions About Jon Stewart Coordination
"Get your names right, Bill!" Stephen Colbert opened tonight's "Colbert Report" with a segment about the easy to get around "non-coordination" rules applying to Super PACs. Specifically, Colbert hit back at BuzzFeed -- and editor-in-chief Ben Smith -- for questioning the legality of his coordination with Jon Stewart, who took over the Super PAC Colbert created once he announced his possible run for "President of the United States of South Carolina." Me-ow!
Jon Stewart And Stephen Colbert's Brilliant Mockery Of Super PAC "Non-Coordination" Rules
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are making a complete mockery of U.S. election law by stretching the limits of what can be considered "non-coordination" between presidential candidates and the Super PACs that back them. They're also making history.
Stephen Colbert Sabotages Rick Perry
Remember, that's Rick Parry with an "A." For America. From Stephen Colbert's Super PAC, whose sole purpose is to mock Super PACs, an ad that intentionally attempts to sew confusion about the spelling of Rick Perry's name. It will begin airing this week in Iowa, just in time for the Ames Republican Straw Poll, where voters write in the candidate's name. How thoughtful.