Karl Rove Loses Badly In 2012 Election – A Huge Victory For Progressives


VIDEO – Karl Rove, who collected some $325 million from wealthy donors looking to buy the election, has a complete meltdown on FOX News’ election night coverage and refuses to accept the fact that President Obama has won Ohio and the election. The 2012 election was predefined as “close” according to the mainstream media.  But […]

FOX News Saddened, Stunned To Call 2012 Election For Obama


VIDEO – FOX News anchors and contributors were noticeably stunned and depressed when they called Ohio and the election for President Obama. When FOX News called the 2012 election for President Obama, they were noticeably stunned and depressed with the result.  We all know why the “reporters” at the right-wing propaganda machine that is FOX […]

Mitt Romney Exposed In Bain Capital Documentary – By Fellow Republicans


VIDEO – King of Bain: When Mitt Romney Came To Town.  This film from Winning Our Future (Republican Newt Gingrich’s super PAC) exposes Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital. This documentary was not produced by the Obama campaign, the Democratic Party, or any other liberal group.  This video was actually produced by Republicans from Winning […]

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


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 […]

Romney Super PAC Restore Our Future Has Collected $82 Million From Handful Of Billionaires


Mitt Romney’s super PAC, Restore Our Future, has raised more money in the 2012 election cycle than all Democratic-aligned super PACs combined. Restore Our Future has raised over $82 million in this election cycle compared to hundreds of Democratic-aligned super PACs combined take of $77 million. The total of all GOP super PAC contributions, $277 million, […]

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


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 […]

Romney Super PAC’s Biggest Donor Is China Casino Mogul Sheldon Adelson


Inside the Investigation of Leading Republican Money Man Sheldon Adelson ProPublica | by Matt Isaacs, Lowell Bergman and Stephen Engelberg July 16, 2012, 11:30 a.m.by Matt Isaacs and Lowell Bergman, July 16 This story was co-published with PBS’ “Frontline.” A decade ago gambling magnate and leading Republican donor Sheldon Adelson looked at a desolate spit […]

Crossroads GPS, GOP Super PACs Target Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown


VIDEO – Crossroads GPS has already spent $2.5 million and has just started another $1 million campaign of negative ads targeting just one senator, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D – Ohio).   What happens when a senator stands up to big oil, Wall Street, and corporate outsourcing?  Ask Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio.  Outside Super PACs […]

Supreme Court Refuses To Reconsider Citizens United – Bill Moyers Commentary


VIDEO – Bill Moyers explains the fraud that is the Supreme Court’s decision (Citizens United, 2010) that money is speech and that free speech is protected by the Constitution.  The court refused to reconsider the Citizens United decision last week, a story that was lost behind the coverage of the decision upholding the Affordable Care […]

Billionaire Oil Baron Who Donated $985K To Romney’s Super PAC Is Also His Top Energy Adviser


VIDEO – Oklahoma oil billionaire, Harold Hamm, gave Restore Our Future $985,000 just weeks after being named the Romney campaign’s top energy adviser.    Harold Hamm’s involvement in the campaign and his subsequent giant donation to Romney’s Restore Our Future super PAC sounds (to most rational people) like it would be illegal, under the law […]

Supreme Court Rules Against Workers, For Corporations On Election Spending


VIDEO – In the same week that the Supreme Court forced states to allow corporations to fund Super PACs with unlimited money, they upheld obsticles to make it harder for public workers to fund campaigns.    Corporations can now spend unlimited amounts of money to fund campaigns and Super PACs without shareholder approval, while public workers’ unions […]

Supreme Court Forces Montana To Allow Super PACs In Elections


VIDEO – In 1912, the citizens of Montana passed a referendum to stop the corporate corruption that had taken over their state’s political process.  Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled against the 100-year-old Montana law, forcing them to comply with the court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling giving corporations the right to spend unlimited sums to fund Super PAC campaigns.  […]

Super PAC and Rove Attend Romney Fundraiser – Campaign Says It’s Legal


Members of Restore Our Future, the Super PAC supporting Mitt Romney, were on hand at his fundraising retreat this past weekend in Park City, Utah.  The campaign insisted that they just happened to be there on their own and they were not official attendees of the event.  However, Charlie Spies, the man that runs Restore Our […]

Romney Super PAC Gets $10 Million Donation From Billionaire Adelson


VIDEO – Las Vegas casino mogul, Sheldon Adelson, has donated $10 million to Mitt Romney’s Super PAC, Restore Our Future.   After single-handedly rescuing Newt Gingrich’s campaign through the funding of his Super PAC, Winning Our Future, Sheldon Adelson has now switched donations to the other Republican presidential campaign Super PAC with “Our Future” in its name.  In […]

House Republicans Block Transparency On Super PAC Ads

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Republicans Vote to Block Transparency on Political Ads by Justin Elliott ProPublica, June 7, 2012, 10:59 a.m. The opponents of a new rule to post political ad information online have opened up another front in a long-running fight, inserting language into an appropriations bill that would bar the Federal Communications Commission from implementing the transparency […]