Where they’re spending: Teachers’ unions attack GOP candidates

In this installment, the teachers’ unions make two huge, $500k-plus ad buys against Republican House candidates. Plus, Crossroads GPS lays down $1 million against Alexi Giannoulias.

American College of Surgeons Professional Association PAC

  • IL-SEN (open, Burris): $90,030 for radio ads to support Mark Kirk, R.

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SEIU COPE

  • MI-7 (Schauer): $28,130 for mailers against Tim Walberg, R.
  • NV-3: $25,000 for mailer against Joe Heck, R.

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NEA Fund for Children and Public Education

  • AZ-5: $650,000 for ads against Dave Schweikert, R.
  • OH-13: $550,000.00 for ads against Tom Ganley, R.

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Crossroads GPS:

  • KY-SEN (open, Bunning): $87,000 for television ads against Jack Conway, D.
  • IL-SEN (open, Burris): $1.1 million for ads against Alexi Giannoulias, D.

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Freedom’s Defense Fund:

  • NJ-6: $10000.00 for ads against Rep. Frank Pallone, D.

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American Crossroads:

  • CO-SEN: $768,000 for ads against Michael Bennet, D.

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WOMEN VOTE!

  • MO-SEN (open, Bond): $32,000 for mailers against Roy Blunt, D.

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Safari Club International PAC:

  • AK-SEN (Murkowski): $20,000.00 for online ads supporting Joe Miller, R.
  • WA-SEN (Murray): $20,000.00 for online ads supporting Dino Rossi, R.
  • NH-SEN (open, Gregg): $12,500.00 for online ads supporting Kelly Ayotte, R.
  • NH-2 (open, Hodes): $6,000.00 for online ads supporting Charlie Bass, R.
  • NH-1 (Shea-Porter): $6,000.00 for online ads supporting Frank Guinta, R.

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Campaign for Working Families:

  • OH-1: $121,000 for ads to support Steve Chabot, R.

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CULAC: PAC of the Credit Union National Association:

  • OR-5: $34,000 for mailers to support Rep. Kurt Schrader, D.

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Americans United for Life Action

  • PA-3: $12,000 for radio ads against Rep. Kathleen Dahlkemper, D.
  • FL-8: $16,000 for radio ads against Rep. Alan Grayson, D.

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American Academy of Ophthalmology PAC

  • MN-3: $ 65,000 for radio ads to support Rep. Erik Paulsen, R.
  • VA-2: $65,000 for radio ads to support Rep. Glenn Nye, D.

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National Federation of Independent Business

  • NH-SEN (open, Gregg): $34,000 for radio ads to support Kelly Ayotte, R.
  • NH-1: $34,000 for radio ads supporting Frank Guinta, R.
  • NH-2: $34,000 for radio ads supporting Charlie Bass, R.
  • NM-1 (Heinrich): $50,000 for ads to support Jon Barela, R.

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Tea Party Express

  • NV-SEN: $14,000 for online advertising to support Sharron Angle, R.

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Advancing Wisconsin, Inc.:

  • WI-7 (open, Obey): $7,000 for “literature” to support Julie Lassa, D.

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Americans for New Leadership

  • NV-SEN: $47,000 for ads against Sen. Harry Reid, D.
ADVANCING WISCONSIN INC – C90010604
View Download FEC-496133 Form F5A – filed 10/04/2010 – 48 HOUR NOTICE

1. Supports Candidate: Julie Lassa (H0WI07069)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Wisconsin District 07
Payee: ADP
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $1145.00
Purpose: canvassing

2. Supports Candidate: Julie Lassa (H0WI07069)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Wisconsin District 07
Payee: The Campaign Workshop
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $6985.00
Purpose: literature

3. Supports Candidate: Julie Lassa (H0WI07069)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Wisconsin District 07
Payee: The Campaign Workshop
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $11.28
Purpose: postcards

4. Supports Candidate: Julie Lassa (H0WI07069)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Wisconsin District 07
Payee: United States Postal Service
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $52.64
Purpose: postage

ADVANCING WISCONSIN INC – C90010604
View Download FEC-496129 Form F5N – filed 10/04/2010 – 48 HOUR NOTICE

1. Supports Candidate: Julie Lassa (H0WI07069)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Wisconsin District 07
Payee: ADP
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $1145.00
Purpose: canvassing

2. Supports Candidate: Julie Lassa (H0WI07069)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Wisconsin District 07
Payee: The Campaign Workshop
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $6985.00
Purpose: literature

3. Supports Candidate: Julie Lassa (H0WI07069)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Wisconsin District 07
Payee: The Campaign Workshop
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $11.28
Purpose: postcards

4. Supports Candidate: Julie Lassa (H0WI07069)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Wisconsin District 07
Payee: United States Postal Service
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $52.64
Purpose: postage

DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE – C00000935
View Download FEC-496124 Form F24 – filed 10/04/2010 – 24 HOUR NOTICE

1. Opposes Candidate: Edward Scott Rigell (H0VA02084)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Virginia District 02
Payee: Dixon / Davis Media Group, LLC
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $12520.00
Purpose: Media Production

DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE – C00000935
View Download FEC-496123 Form F24 – filed 10/04/2010 – 24 HOUR NOTICE

1. Opposes Candidate: Patrick Alan Nunnelee (H0MS01043)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Mississippi District 01
Payee: Murphy Putnam Media, LLC
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $9071.86
Purpose: Media Production

DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE – C00000935
View Download FEC-496122 Form F24 – filed 10/04/2010 – 24 HOUR NOTICE

1. Opposes Candidate: Charles Kong Djou (H0HI01157)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Hawaii District 01
Payee: Dixon / Davis Media Group, LLC
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $39561.00
Purpose: Media Production

DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE – C00000935
View Download FEC-496121 Form F24 – filed 10/04/2010 – 24 HOUR NOTICE

1. Opposes Candidate: William Steve Southerland, II (H0FL02110)
Office Sought: House of Representatives, Florida District 02
Payee: Mission Control, Inc.
Date Expended = 10/04/2010      Amount Expended = $11250.49
Purpose: Mail Services

AMERICANS FOR NEW LEADERSHIP – C00485821
View Download FEC-496108 Form F24 – filed 10/04/2010 – 24 HOUR NOTICE

1. Opposes Candidate: HARRY REID (S6NV00028)
Office Sought: Senate, Nevada District
Payee: Intrepid Media
Date Expended = 10/02/2010      Amount Expended = $47020.00
Purpose: Media Ad Production and Placement

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