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Salon: Dallas Is Almost Single-Handedly Funding Karl Rove's American Crossroads

And by "Dallas," we really mean three rather familiar figures: oil man Trevor Rees-Jones, waste-ing away Harold Simmons and hotelier Robert Rowling. Reports Justin Elliott this afternoon, they're among the four major donors who've contributed almost all of the $4.7 million raised so far by Rove and former Republican National Committee chair Ed Gillespie's "new kind of non-profit political organization dedicated to renewing America's commitment to individual liberty, limited government, free enterprise and a strong national defense," as it says on the American Crossroads Web site. Otherwise known as The Dump Harry Reid Movement.

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Robert Wilonsky
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