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There’s Still A Senate Race In Louisiana, And It’s Getting Ugly

See Mary Landrieu try to save her career with a vicious new attack ad.

November 10, 2014

WATCH: GOP Fearmongering Jumps The Shark

See the RNC’s outrageous closing argument.

October 28, 2014

WATCH: GOP Candidate Hit With Brutal Attack Ad In North Carolina

Last week, Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) released a campaign ad pushing the embattled incumbent’s record as a moderate who’s “not too far left, not too far right — just like North Carolina.” On Tuesday, the Democratic group Forward North Carolina came out with an ad completing the argument that Hagan began: While she is in the […]

August 4, 2014

WATCH: Scott Brown Uses Border Crisis For New Attack Ad

New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown released a new attack ad on Monday, accusing incumbent senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and President Barack Obama of causing the border crisis with their “pro-amnesty policies.” The ad, titled “Secure Borders,” is the first by a 2014 Senate candidate to politicize the huge numbers of unaccompanied minors crossing the […]

July 28, 2014

WATCH: Meet The Republicans Who Are Definitely Not Scientists

Republicans’ new favorite talking point on climate change — that politicians are not scientists, and therefore cannot address it in any way — is incredibly easy to dismantle. On Wednesday, a liberal “dark money” group released a new ad doing exactly that. In their new web ad, Americans United for Change displays clips of dozens […]

June 4, 2014

WATCH: Is This The Worst Attack Ad Of 2014?

The Republican Governors Association released one of the nastiest campaign ads of the year on Monday, accusing South Carolina state Senator and gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen (D) of siding with violent criminals over South Carolinians. “It’s a fact: Trial lawyer Vincent Sheheen made money off criminals,” the ad’s female narrator says darkly. “Got a sex […]

April 21, 2014

Following McCaskill Playbook, Hagan Attacks GOP Frontrunner Tillis

Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC), one of the most vulnerable incumbents in the 2014 midterms, lashed out at Republican candidate Thom Tillis on Thursday, with the first attack ads of her re-election campaign. The first ad criticizes Tillis, the speaker of North Carolina’s House of Representatives, for comments that he made about the Affordable Care Act […]

April 18, 2014

WATCH: Democratic Senator Turns Tables On Koch Brothers

After enduring months of vicious attack ads from Americans for Prosperity — the right-wing, 501(c)(4) “dark money” group funded by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch — Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) is fighting back. Senator Begich released the first television ad of his 2014 re-election campaign on Monday, directly targeting the Koch brothers for interfering […]

March 10, 2014

WATCH: Brutal Attack Ad Hits GOP Senator On Unemployment Benefits

Americans United for Change is hitting the airwaves in hopes of pressuring Republicans to extend emergency federal long-term unemployment benefits. On Wednesday, the liberal 501(c)(4) “dark money” group released a brutal television ad urging Illinoisans to hold Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) “personally responsible” for the program’s expiration. “If you are one of the tens of […]

February 27, 2014

WATCH: RGA Flips Romney Script To Attack Scott Walker’s Opponent

The Republican Governors Association is jumping into Wisconsin, assisting Governor Scott Walker with an attack ad hammering his Democratic opponent, Mary Burke. The ad, titled “Backwards,” accuses Burke — a former Wisconsin Secretary of Commerce and executive at Trek Bicycle Corporation — of killing jobs as a member of the government, and outsourcing them during […]

February 18, 2014

WATCH: Right-Wing Group Launches Blistering Attack Against Mitch McConnell

Kentucky’s 2014 Senate race seems to get more and more negative every day. While most of the nastiest attacks have been traded between between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his Democratic opponent, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the latest broadside against McConnell comes from his own party. The Senate Conservatives Fund, […]

February 13, 2014

WATCH: Latest Obamacare Lie Already Appearing In GOP Attack Ads

Just two days after a Congressional Budget Office report launched the latest false attack against the Affordable Care Act — that the law will kill 2 million jobs — the spurious claim has already made its way into a 2014 campaign ad. In a web video released Thursday, Thom Tillis — the Speaker of North […]

February 6, 2014

WATCH: Koch Group Intensifies Attack Against Kay Hagan

Americans for Prosperity, one of the largest right-wing 501(c)(4) “dark money” groups, is reportedly launching a major ad campaign attacking vulnerable Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC). According to Politico, Americans for Prosperity — which is financially backed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch — is making a $1.4 million television ad buy to air this […]

February 4, 2014

WATCH: Cornyn Slams Obama, Ignores Stockman In New Campaign Ad

Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) released a new campaign ad on Friday that blasts President Barack Obama, while completely ignoring his own primary opponent, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX). The ad — titled “Astonishing” — covers most of the standard Republican complaints against the president, displaying images of the Benghazi attack and anti-health care reform […]

January 10, 2014

WATCH: Koch Group Attacks House Democrats On Obamacare

Why did House Republicans try to repeal the Affordable Care Act 46 times, knowing their efforts would never translate into actual policy? The answer is simple: campaign ads, of course. Americans For Prosperity, a right-wing non-profit group chaired by David Koch, is out with two attack ads in districts represented by vulnerable Democrats. First, the […]

December 27, 2013

Mass. GOP Releases Scathing, Bizarre Elizabeth Warren Attack Ad

Scott Brown and the Massachusetts Republican Party are scared of Elizabeth Warren. And they want they rest of us to be scared, too: Using jittery camera angles and lighting to create fear is nothing new in the annals of attack ads — and it’s no shock that the viral video of Warren speaking to the […]

October 13, 2011