Tag Archives: antipartisanship

Dream and Debacle: Americans Elect, Cutler and King

After putting $35 million into their dream of forming a web-based centrist/independent political party, Americans Elect is in trouble. The group hired signature gatherers and got their group listed on the ballot in 27 states, but couldn’t gather much interest from voters — or candidates. According to the Washington Post: The group said Tuesday that […]

Short hits: Big money, polling quirks, and Americans Elect

1. From the Center for Public Integrity comes a story about the funding behind what will likely be the biggest spending Super PAC of 2012 — Karl Rove’s American Crossroads. Three Texas tycoons are responsible for more than half the funds that conservative super PAC American Crossroads has raised since it was founded by top […]