American Crossroads http://wfpl.org en Karl Rove's Super PAC Targets Ashley Judd in New Attack Ad http://wfpl.org/post/karl-roves-super-pac-targets-ashley-judd-new-attack-ad <p>The Super PAC American Crossroads has released a stinging ad targeting actress-activist Ashley Judd, who is considering a bid against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.</p><p>The digital spot portrays Judd as an out-of-touch Hollywood liberal and criticizes her for being a supporter of President Obama, living in Tennessee and progressive politics.</p><p>Watch:</p><p></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/gK0KQW0ppeE" frameborder="0" height="360" width="540"></iframe></p><p>The ad is called "Ashley's Story" and cost the group $10,000.</p><p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:27:44 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 3837 at http://wfpl.org Karl Rove's Super PAC Targets Ashley Judd in New Attack Ad Democratic Super PACs Launch $1 Million Ad Campaign Against Mourdock http://wfpl.org/post/democratic-super-pacs-launch-1-million-ad-campaign-against-mourdock <p>Big money is being spent this week by the political parties and outside groups in the Indiana Senate contest between Democrat Joe Donnelly and Republican Richard Mourdock.</p><p>The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has reportedly <a href="http://www.politico.com/blogs/burns-haberman/2012/10/dscc-ups-time-in-indiana-nrsc-counters-137122.html">bought another $439,000 in advertisements for this week</a> and the National Republican Senatorial Committee is following suit.&nbsp;</p><p>For the past week, the conservative super PAC <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/26/crossroads-senate-races_n_1917213.html?utm_hp_ref=elections-2012">American Crossroads bas been running a nearly $1 million ad buy against Donnelly</a> for his votes in support of President Obama's agenda. But a gang of liberal organizations led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's Majority PAC, announced Tuesday that they are launching a $1 million campaign against Mourdock this week to highlight his opposition to the auto bailout.</p><p>Check it out:</p><p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 14:30:12 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 1853 at http://wfpl.org Following American Crossroads Attack, DSCC Running Ads Backing Donnelly http://wfpl.org/post/following-american-crossroads-attack-dscc-running-ads-backing-donnelly <p>National Democrats and Republicans are paying attention to the Indiana Senate race.</p><p>The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee spent $250,000 on a television ad to back Congressman Joe Donnelly against Republican Richard Mourdock.</p><p>The 30-second spot goes after&nbsp; Mourdock for saying the highlight of politics is to &quot;inflict&quot; his views on others, calling Social Security &quot;unconstitutional&quot; and alleges he wants to cut Medicare while giving &quot;more tax breaks to Wall Street.&quot;</p><p>Check it out:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/t0Svy9ll0pI" width="540"></iframe></p><p>Conservative <a href="http://www.politico.com/blogs/burns-haberman/2012/06/crossroads-buys-tv-time-in-indiana-125394.html">super PACs are also spending money</a> in Indiana.</p><p>Donnelly is being attacked by a much larger $620,000 ad buy from American Crossroads GPS, which is backing GOP candidates across the country.</p><p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 20:12:21 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 647 at http://wfpl.org