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AMERICAN CROSSROADS

Considered the granddaddy of all super PACs, American Crossroads was founded in April 2010 with the help of Ed Gillespie, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, and Karl Rove, a Republican strategist who served as senior adviser to President George W. Bush. Neither work for the super PAC in any official capacity. The PAC's chairman is Mike Duncan, a former RNC chairman. Its president and CEO is Steven Law, once the general counsel to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a former deputy labor secretary under Bush. Duncan and Law run the PAC's daily activities. Together with its sister group, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, or Crossroads GPS, the PAC works to elect Republicans. The fundraising juggernaut has said it plans to raise $240 million for the 2012 election cycle -- twice as much as initially planned. In comparison, the two groups spent an estimated $43 million on the 2010 midterm elections, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. | See this committee's FEC-reported expenditures at PACTrack »

622
Ad buy files freed

$57.2M
TV ad spending
logged so far

$106M
Spending reported to
the FEC in the 2012 cycle

Conservative
Leans

Spending logged in swing states
Spending-range-legend
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Latest Buys

  • $19.1K
    WSYX, Columbus, Ohio
  • $7,500
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $226K
    WRC-TV, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $224K
    WRC-TV, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $48.4K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $171K
    KUSA, Denver
  • $27.2K
    WLWT, Cincinnati
  • $190K
    WSVN, Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
  • $83.2K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $350
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $70K
    WCVB-TV, Boston and Manchester, N.H.
  • $120K
    WFXT, Boston and Manchester, N.H.
  • $12.3K
    WFMY-TV, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • $107K
    WLWT, Cincinnati
  • $71.7K
    WLWT, Cincinnati
  • $46.5K
    WJW, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $25.6K
    WXIX-TV, Cincinnati
  • $37.6K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $56.2K
    WFXT, Boston and Manchester, N.H.
  • $81.1K
    KMGH-TV, Denver
  • $83.2K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $64.6K
    WSPA-TV, Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson, S.C. and Asheville, N.C.
  • $34.2K
    WAVY-TV, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $59.9K
    WAVY-TV, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $5,850
    WVBT, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $8,800
    WVBT, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $5,850
    WVBT, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $5,850
    WVBT, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $49.7K
    WEWS-TV, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $26.2K
    WVEC, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $39.7K
    WVEC, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $25.7K
    WRAZ, Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville, N.C.
  • $119K
    WMUR-TV, Boston and Manchester, N.H.
  • $0
    WBZ-TV, Boston and Manchester, N.H.
  • $0
    WBZ-TV, Boston and Manchester, N.H.
  • $73.1K
    WXIX-TV, Cincinnati
  • $315K
    WTTG, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $90.2K
    WTTG, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $1,000
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $350K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $168K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $158K
    KMGH-TV, Denver
  • $125K
    WJW, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $181K
    WSVN, Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
  • $4,775
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $105K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $227K
    KLAS-TV, Las Vegas
  • $173K
    KUSA, Denver
  • $269K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $121K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $129K
    KUSA, Denver
  • $136K
    KTNV-TV, Las Vegas
  • $104K
    WLOS, Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson, S.C. and Asheville, N.C.
  • $14.2K
    WTTE, Columbus, Ohio
  • $35.1K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $35.1K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $35.1K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $35.1K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $66.8K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $12.6K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $43K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $39.8K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $39.8K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $121K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $7,500
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $121K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $7,500
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $24.4K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $11.7K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $148K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $148K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $24.4K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $270K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $87.6K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $270K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $87.6K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $95.9K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $95.9K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $95.9K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $13.4K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $269K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $121K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $148K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $148K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $254K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $136K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $18K
    WOFL, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $39.8K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $29.5K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $34.2K
    WAVY-TV, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $615
    WAVY-TV, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $166K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $165K
    KTNV-TV, Las Vegas
  • $53K
    WKYC, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $83.1K
    WKYC, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $48K
    KTVD, Denver
  • $41.8K
    WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C.
  • $35.2K
    WLWT, Cincinnati
  • $148K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $121K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $269K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $269K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $124K
    KLAS-TV, Las Vegas
  • $85K
    KLAS-TV, Las Vegas
  • $194K
    WKYC, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $154K
    WUSA, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $157K
    WUSA, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $45K
    WTLV, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • $45.7K
    WTLV, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • $38.1K
    WXII-TV, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • $121K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $217K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $319K
    KUSA, Denver
  • $99.9K
    WLOS, Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson, S.C. and Asheville, N.C.
  • $23.1K
    WTSP, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $83.1K
    WKYC, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $63.6K
    WOIO, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $102K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $26.2K
    WVEC, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $174K
    WJW, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $192K
    WOFL, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $67.7K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $66.6K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $136K
    WEWS-TV, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $136K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $271K
    WKMG-TV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $38.9K
    KVVU-TV, Las Vegas
  • $38.9K
    KVVU-TV, Las Vegas
  • $32.1K
    KVVU-TV, Las Vegas
  • $445K
    WRC-TV, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $255K
    WUSA, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $124K
    KLAS-TV, Las Vegas
  • $111K
    WOFL, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $121K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $215K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $102K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $45.3K
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $4,775
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $217K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $217K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $269K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $58.8K
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $107K
    WLWT, Cincinnati
  • $102K
    WKMG-TV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $154K
    WCMH-TV, Columbus, Ohio
  • $268K
    WKMG-TV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $20.3K
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $69.6K
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $1,200
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $114K
    WCMH-TV, Columbus, Ohio
  • $45.3K
    WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
  • $38.1K
    WXII-TV, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • $401K
    WRC-TV, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $134K
    WCMH-TV, Columbus, Ohio
  • $46.1K
    WXIX-TV, Cincinnati
  • $143K
    WTTG, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $382K
    WTTG, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $84.3K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $66.6K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $84.3K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $83.3K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $320K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $84K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $83.6K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $83.3K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $83.3K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $320K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $0
    WNCN, Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville, N.C.
  • $252K
    KCNC-TV, Denver
  • $23.1K
    WTSP, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $117K
    WTSP, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $23.1K
    WTSP, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $83.3K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $251K
    WTSP, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $117K
    WTSP, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $12.6K
    WJXX, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • $57.3K
    WGHP, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • $6,100
    KTVD, Denver
  • $15K
    KTVD, Denver
  • $38.9K
    KVVU-TV, Las Vegas
  • $38.9K
    KVVU-TV, Las Vegas
  • $120K
    KLAS-TV, Las Vegas
  • $165K
    KTNV-TV, Las Vegas
  • $84.9K
    KTNV-TV, Las Vegas
  • $66.6K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $40.4K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $173K
    KUSA, Denver
  • $66.6K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $215K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $215K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $159K
    KVVU-TV, Las Vegas
  • $39.4K
    KVVU-TV, Las Vegas
  • $97.7K
    KVVU-TV, Las Vegas
  • $214K
    WKYC, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $317K
    WJLA-TV, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $194K
    WKYC, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $172K
    WOFL, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $71.3K
    WTSP, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $102K
    WTTG, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $107K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $148K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $148K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $30.8K
    WXIX-TV, Cincinnati
  • $148K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $89.2K
    WOFL, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $121K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $177K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $67.2K
    KDVR, Denver
  • $11.8K
    WPMT, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York, Pa.
  • $11.8K
    WPMT, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York, Pa.
  • $83.2K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $269K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $42.7K
    WPEC, West Palm Beach and Fort Pierce, Fla.
  • $2,870
    WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C.
  • $2,700
    WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C.
  • $91.1K
    WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C.
  • $41.8K
    WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C.
  • $148K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $134K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $352K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $51.8K
    WTKR, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $6,335
    WTKR, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $0
    WFLA-TV, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $146K
    WTVT, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $75.7K
    WLWT, Cincinnati
  • $55.7K
    WLWT, Cincinnati
  • $81K
    WLWT, Cincinnati
  • $36.5K
    WLWT, Cincinnati
  • $615
    WAVY-TV, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Va.
  • $118K
    WKMG-TV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $117K
    WTSP, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, Fla.
  • $12.1K
    KSNV-DT, Las Vegas
  • $252K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $148K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $1,700
    WXII-TV, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • $29.6K
    WXII-TV, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • $121K
    WESH, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $6,150
    WXII-TV, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • $0
    WXII-TV, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • $66.9K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $40.4K
    WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
  • $38.1K
    WXII-TV, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • $19.3K
    WNCN, Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville, N.C.
  • $101K
    WOFL, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $118K
    WFTV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $10.4K
    WJXX, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • $77K
    WKMG-TV, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Fla.
  • $58.2K
    WKYC, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio
  • $119K
    KUSA, Denver
  • $130K
    WUSA, Washington, D.C. and Hagerstown, Md.
  • $10.8K
    WUAB, Cleveland, Akron and Canton, Ohio

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