American Crossroads

A court order invalidating a rule that kept some election spending secret is going into effect.
Information on 198 million American voters was freely available -- if you knew where to look.
In the tranquility of the Cleveland Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, Paul Ryan stressed the need to coordinate and strengthen the Republican party on the federal, state, and local levels. His audience? A bevy of state legislative leaders rubbing elbows with industry interests.
Photographer Pete Barrett is on a trip, and it's a long one. For the past six months, Pete and his family have taken to the road for an indefinite trip around the country as Pete delves into a photographic journey to shoot "The American Worker."
Have you got gasoline in your veins, but dust bunnies in your wallet? Never fear, there are plenty of quirky (and free) roadside attractions to tickle your fancy and keep your road trip cheap. The low price of gas doesn't hurt, either.
Finally, PhRMA boosted Sen. Baucus, the main congressional architect of health care reform, by sending $500,000 to an obscure
The 30-second spot would seem to fit the dictionary definition of concern trolling, though a Crossroads spokesperson said
While big donors like Tom Steyer and the Democratic Party insiders running Democratic-leaning outside spending groups might not be celebrating over it now, big money -- even losing big money -- matters in Washington.
"[I] gave to folks who knew what they were doing to maximize that result," Munson said. In Alaska, earmarked contributions
For the entire 2014 election cycle leading up to September, pro-Democratic groups reported spending more than $65 million