Karl Rove is on the ropes.
The man who spent years on top of the conservative political world has fallen somewhat from grace after his Super PAC this year spent a colossal amount of money with limited results.
In fact, American Crossroads was the biggest loser among outside spending groups this year, shelling out more than $170 million dollars in races across the country, only 1.29% of which results in winning elections according to the Sunlight Foundation. FULL POST
The Romney campaign announced Thursday a massive fund-raising haul of nearly $112 million in the first half of October. Every dollar a campaign raises is important, especially as we start closing out the most expensive presidential campaign in American history.
How much money are Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama spending and where is the money being spent?
OutFront tonight: CNN Contributor John Avlon has been monitoring the spending and has been travelling with the CNN Election Express in crucial battleground swing states. FULL POST
Fresh off a strong debate performance, Mitt Romney's Press Secretary Andrea Saul today tweeted that the campaign was getting more than two donations per second.
Just how much of an impact is the debate having on the money race?
CNN Contributor John Avlon reports.
Despite President Barack Obama's lead in new polls, he has been outspent pro-Romney Super PACs. John Avlon has been looking at the Super PAC economy all week and how the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are powerless to stop the dark money abuse.
OutFront tonight: CNN Contributor John Avlon is writing a series of reports on the influx of cash into this year's campaigns for the Daily Beast in partnership with the Center for Responsive Politics.
John Avlon is also a CNN contributor and member of the OutFront political strike team.