Karl Rove’s Super PAC Goes After Ashley Judd

(Photo: YouTube)
(Photo: YouTube)

American Crossroads, the Karl Rove-backed “super PAC” that invested millions of dollars in last year’s elections, has a new target–actress Ashley Judd.

Ms. Judd is reportedly considering a run against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, but American Crossroads might prefer if the actress never moved forward with her campaign. Accordingly, the group released a YouTube ad unloading a barrage of hits against Ms. Judd and arguing that she’s “an Obama-following, radical, Hollywood liberal” who’s out of step with Kentucky’s conservative politics.

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George W. Bush’s Advice To Obama: ‘Ask, What Would George Do?’

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George W. Bush standing next to his portrait in the East Room of the White House. (Photo: Getty)

Former President George W. Bush returned to the White House today for the unveiling of his official portrait. At the ceremony, Mr. Bush encouraged First Lady Michelle Obama to protect his portrait and gave some advice to President Barack Obama.

“When the British burned the White House … in 1814, Dolley Madison famously saved this portrait of the first George W.  Now, Michelle, if anything happens there’s your man,” Mr. Bush said. “I am also pleased, Mr. President, that when you are wandering these halls as you wrestle with tough decisions, you will now be able to gaze at this portrait and ask, what would George do?” Continue reading “George W. Bush’s Advice To Obama: ‘Ask, What Would George Do?’”

Roundup: Stalking Governor Cuomo; Will Obama and Hillary Join Forces?

Governor Cuomo’s trip to the North Country included coffee runs and a Price Chopper shopping spree.

Former Clinton administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich predicts an Obama/Clinton ticket in ’12.

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Liz Krueger Would Like You To Know Who Isn't Invited To Her Fundraiser

 Liz Krueger Would Like You To Know Who Isn't Invited To Her FundraiserManhattan State Senator Liz Krueger sent out a fundraising email earlier this week that features what may be called an “anti-Host Committee.”

On the space on the invite where it is usually listed which high rollers are putting it on, Ms. Krueger writes:

“Please do not join: The Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, Pedro Espada, Carl Paladino, Rudy Giuliani, Herman Cain, Eric Cantor, Rush Limbaugh, Dick Cheney, Michelle Bachmann, Pat Robertson, Rick Perry, Dean Skelos, Grover Norquist, Rand Paul, Glenn Beck, Ron Paul, Sarah Palin, Hiram Monserrate and all members of Rupert Murdoch’s family”

If nothing else, this invite shows what low esteem Sen. Krueger has for her former Senate Democratic colleagues Hiram Monserrate and Pedro Espada; this may be the first time the former Amigos have been included in the same breath as the Koch brothers and Sarah Palin. Continue reading “Liz Krueger Would Like You To Know Who Isn't Invited To Her Fundraiser”

Tim Bishop Gets the Karl Rove Treatment [Video]

bishop headshot square Tim Bishop Gets the Karl Rove Treatment [Video]Crossroads GPS, the conservative 501 (c) (4) that counts former George W. Bush advisor Karl Rove as one of its chief architects, announced yesterday that they were broadcasting ads targeting what they believe to be a dozen or so of the most vulnerable Democratic incumbents in the House of Representatives.

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