Targets former mining lobbyist’s work in Congress that benefits industry, endangers families
WASHINGTON D.C. [October 26, 2012] - The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Victory Fund and Majority PAC today launched a new $800,000 television ad campaign outlining the risks of sending former uranium mining lobbyist Jeff Flake to the Senate. Flake has worked [...]
October 15, 2012 | 2:17 p.m.
Updated at 3:51 p.m.
The League of Conservation Voters announced their first expenditure in Arizona’s Senate race, a contest that once seemed like a likely Republican hold but now appears to be a dead heat with just over three weeks left before Election Day.
In partnership with Majority PAC, LCV is launching a $450,000 [...]
Targets his amendment to mine for radioactive uranium near Grand Canyon
WASHINGTON D.C. - The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Majority PAC today launched a new $470,000 television ad campaign against former mining lobbyist and Congressman Jeff Flake for sponsoring legislation that would have allowed mining for radioactive uranium near the Grand Canyon and [...]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Campaign cash from outside political groups is flooding into conservative states with close Senate races like Indiana, Arizona and Montana, where residents are more accustomed to local news promos between football games than the relentless, often snarky attack ads.
Crossroads GPS, by far the biggest spender of any super PAC this cycle, barraged [...]
If you thought the federal auto bailout was just an issue for the presidential race, think again.
The Democratic outside-spending groups Majority PAC, AFSCME and Center Forward are out with a new ad today in the Indiana Senate race blasting Republican state Treasurer Richard Mourdock for opposing the government bailout of Chrysler.”
“He said, ‘I didn’t take [...]
From the Horse’s Mouth: Tommy Thompson Admits He’s the Perfect Candidate to do Away with Medicare, Medicaid
Majority PAC Continues Offensive in Wisconsin
Washington, D.C. [October 2, 2012] – Majority PAC today announced the launch of the latest installment in its ongoing campaign in the hotly contested Wisconsin Senate battle. In video from a June campaign event, Thompson admitted he’s the perfect candidate to “do away with Medicaid and Medicare.”
The ad, “Who [...]
By Charlie Cook
Updated: September 3, 2012 | 9:05 p.m.
September 3, 2012 | 9:02 p.m.
For Senate Democrats, the 2012 cycle was supposed to be about exposure to the kind of losses that would imperil their majority. Their goal for the cycle was simple: Hang on to control of the chamber by a thread. Just months ago, such [...]
By JONATHAN WEISMAN and JENNIFER STEINHAUER
WASHINGTON — The fight for the Senate has shifted significantly over the past weeks, with fierce races breaking out in states where they were not expected and other contests dimming that were once ablaze with competition.
With less than two months until Election Day, the Senate landscape is both broader and [...]
One day after conservative groups launched three ads in Virginia attacking Timothy M. Kaine (D), a pair of liberal groups is firing back at his Senate race opponent, George Allen (R).
Majority PAC, a group seeking to keep the Senate in Democratic hands, and the League of Conservation Voters have launched two ads aimed at [...]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) gave $450,000 last month to a super PAC designed to help Democrats keep their Senate majority.
The checks from Reid ($250,000) and Boxer ($200,000) came from their leadership PACs and were the first time the senators personally aided Majority PAC.
Democrats have been walking a fine [...]