Rove group raises $100 million for campaign

Two groups co-founded by former George Bush advisor Karl Rove have hit the $100 million mark in total fundraising this election cycle. Politico: American Crossroads, the pro-Republican super PAC co-founded by Karl Rove, and its nonprofit affiliate Crossroads GPS, will announce $100 million raised for both so far through the 2012 cycle, officials told POLITICO. The cash haul runs through all of 2011 and includes the first quarter of this year, running through March 31. The announcement will come officially Friday, at the same time the monthly fundraising filings become public. Steven Law, president and CEO of American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS, said, "Our supporters are alarmed about where President Obama is taking the country, and they feel that by supporting Crossroads, they can do something about it. We had thought the primary season might temporarily dampen enthusiasm for our efforts, but it seems to have only fired people up." The figure -- $99,800,000 to be exact...(Read Full Post)