Fourteen months after being tossed aside for Michael Steele, former RNC Chairman Mike Duncan is at the helm of American Crossroads, a group aiming to raise $52
Fourteen months after being tossed aside for Michael Steele, former RNC Chairman Mike Duncan is at the helm of American Crossroads, a group aiming to raise $52 million “from corporations and wealthy conservatives” to win the 2010 elections.
The new American Crossroads organization will be run by former RNC Chairman Mike Duncan and Joanne Davidson, a onetime RNC co-chair. Former RNC Chairman **Ed Gillespie **and former White House adviser **Karl Rove **are informally advising the organization.
Not entirely different from what happened in 2005 and 2006, when critics of Howard Dean within the Democratic Party formed their own efforts.
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