McCain Dishonestly Says Romney Is Being Outspent By Obama; David Gregory Doesn’t Challenge

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VIDEO – Yesterday, on Meet The Press with David Gregory, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) used a dishonest Republican tactic and said that President Obama’s negative ad campaigning has “much outspent Mitt Romney’s”.  That is only true if you ignore the biggest factor in this year’s campaign: super PACs and front groups.  These “outside” groups (they […]

Paul Ryan Attends Secret Event With GOP Overlord Sheldon Adelson In Las Vegas

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VIDEO – Paul Ryan was in Las Vegas, Nevada Tuesday night to meet with the one-man funding machine of the Republican party, Sheldon Adelson, a China casino mogul.  The event was closed to the press.   Paul Ryan met with Sheldon Adelson, the owner of Las Vegas Sands casino corporation and the single biggest donor to […]

Republicans Fight To Keep Rove And Koch Bros. Groups’ Money Sources A Secret

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Political front groups, such as Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS and the Koch Brothers’ Americans for Prosperity, use the 501 (c)(4) section of the tax code meant for social welfare organizations, to hide their donors’ identities.  Karl Rove and the Koch Brothers are clearly abusing this section of the code meant for charities. From the IRS […]

Karl Rove, Koch Brothers Front Groups Target Voters Based On Internet Habits

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Dark Money Political Groups Target Voters Based on Their Internet Habits  by Lois Beckett ProPublica, July 26, 2012, 2:13 p.m. Lauren Berns was browsing Talking Points Memo when he saw an ad with President Obama’s face. “Stop the Reckless Spending,” the ad read, and in smaller print, Paid for by Crossroads GPS.    Berns was […]

Karl Rove, Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson To Spend $14.6 Million in Florida Senate Race

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VIDEO – Super PACs and front groups are spending a total of $14.6 million to buy negative ads in the Florida Senate race against Democrat Bill Nelson. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Karl Rove, the Koch brothers, and Sheldon Adelson are spending a combined $8.2 million to buy […]

Walker Recall Results A Big Win for Super PACs And The Koch Brothers

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VIDEO – Scott Walker recall results show how special interest money from a few billionaires can swing the outcome of an election. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The results from the Wisconsin election to recall Governor Scott Walker are in and the big money from billionaires and corporations […]

Walker Raises Big Money From Out-Of-State Billionaires

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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has raised more than $25 million since January 2011 – two thirds of it from out-of-state donors. Wisconsin state law typically caps direct donations to gubernatorial candidates at $10,000, but allows recall targets to collect unlimited amounts of contributions from the day a group registers against them until the state Government Accountability Board schedules the […]

How To Hide Anti-Worker’s-Rights Stance During a Campaign (Featuring Scott Walker)

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VIDEO – From the Americans For Prosperity School of Gubernatorial Campaigning:  Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker shows how he got elected as an anti-worker’s-rights candidate.  The best way is to hide it during the campaign, then once elected, act as if you’ve been clear about it all along.

Americans for Prosperity

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The front group of the billionaire Koch Brothers, Americans for Prosperity spends tens of millions on negative ads, all funded by secret donations!  AFP is one of the biggest “astroturf” (phony grassroots) organization funders, funding many Tea Party operations from behind the scenes. Charles and David Koch pay millions every year suppoting the causes of billionaires and big oil.  […]

Americans for Prosperity – Take Unions Out At The Knees

VIDEO – Koch brothers’ puppet says “take unions out at the knees”. Scott Hagerstrom, the head of the Michigan chapter of Americans for Prosperity, doesn’t let the fact that his entire family benefitted from unions keep him from working to crush them on behalf of the billionaires that pay him.