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Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Ravens won 34-31 against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Ravens won 34-31 against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Law vs. Bozell: How Ray Lewis Fits In Picture

Steven Law, one of the strategists with Karl Rove in the Conservative Victory Project, said this morning on Laura Ingraham’s radio show that the group is compatible with the Tea Party, adding that it would back a wide range of...

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Ken Koeppe wears tea bags on his hat during an Americans For Prosperity rally.

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Ken Koeppe wears tea bags on his hat during an Americans For Prosperity rally.

Rove and ‘Fake Conservatives:’ ‘Go Away,’ Bozell Says

A new Karl Rove plan to spend money in Republican primary races has stoked anger among Republicans who think the party needs to track right rather than to the center, Bloomberg News reports. “Their idea of the most electable presidential...

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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 4, 2012.

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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 4, 2012.

Kucinich to Fox: ‘Open’ to His Views

To the losers go the TV deals: This just in from The Plain Dealer and wires: Cleveland’s own Dennis Kucinich, the retired congressman and liberal firebrand, has a new assignment. FOX News contributor. Kucinich, 66, a former Cleveland mayor as well...

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Fox News commentator Karl Rove during a Republican Party election night gathering  in Denver on Nov. 6, 2012.

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Fox News commentator Karl Rove during a Republican Party election night gathering in Denver on Nov. 6, 2012.

Crossroads No Non-Profit, IRS Told

Two groups that favor stronger campaign finance laws renewed their complaints against Crossroads GPS, founded with the help of Karl Rove, as they asked the Internal Revenue Service to deny nonprofit status to the organization that spent $71 million to...

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A man walks through the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center with balloons where Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled to speak on Nov. 6, 2012.

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A man walks through the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center with balloons where Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled to speak on Nov. 6, 2012.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: $97.7 Million

That’s how much outside groups spent in the final week of the Nov. 6 election campaign, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The big late spenders included American Crossroads ($23 million), a super-political action committee founded with help from...

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Karl Rove at the Republican National Convention.

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Karl Rove at the Republican National Convention.

Karl Rove Watch: From Suicidal to `Merely Despondent’

Karl Rove is back on the rubber-chicken circuit — or in this case, we presume, the charred beef path — speaking in Wichita Wednesday night at the Kansas Livestock Association’s annual convention. And for those concerned about his state of mind following...

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Karl Rove before the start of the second day of the Republican National Convention.

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Karl Rove before the start of the second day of the Republican National Convention.

Crossroads GPS to FEC: `Misstatement of Law’ on Disclosure

Crossroads GPS, the Republican non-profit group that spent more than $70 million in the 2012 election to directly advocate the election or defeat of federal candidates, has again said the Federal Election Commission made a “misstatement of law” when the agency...

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GOP strategist and American Crossroads backer Karl Rove. Photograph by Northwest Florida Daily/AP Photo

GOP strategist and American Crossroads backer Karl Rove. Photograph by Northwest Florida Daily/AP Photo

Down to the Crossroads: $5 Million — Final Wager in Six-for-22 Series

American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS dumped more than $5 million into ads attacking President Barack Obama in the three days before the election. The two groups tied to Karl Rove reported the last-gasp spending to the Federal Election Commission today...

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Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to U.S. President George W. Bush, in San Francisco in this file photo.

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Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to U.S. President George W. Bush, in San Francisco in this file photo.

Rove Piling-On Continues As He Rings Donors Today

If Election Day was bad for Karl Rove, the days after may be even worse. News organizations, including Bloomberg, have labeled Rove one of the biggest losers of the 2012 elections. He bragged about raising more than $300 million for...

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Senator Charles Schumer, vice chair of the Democratic Conference and chair of the Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Center, speaks at the Monitor Breakfast, on Nov. 8, 2012.

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Senator Charles Schumer, vice chair of the Democratic Conference and chair of the Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Center, speaks at the Monitor Breakfast, on Nov. 8, 2012.

Whack-a-Karl Rove: The Piling-On

Democrats are having some fun at the expense of Karl Rove this week. First it was Ohio’s Sen. Sherrod Brown, re-elected this week, taking stock of how little impact the super-PAC engineered by the former Republican White House political strategist...

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