american action network

American Action Network

GOP thinktank headed by former Minnesota senator Norm Coleman and founded by him and GOP fundraiser Fred Malek. Its policy arm (American Action Forum) is headed by former John McCain advisor Douglas Holtz Eakin.

AAN is the parent of the illegal immigration-supporting Hispanic Leadership Network (see the link) and some linked to it support massive and/or illegal immigration. Those include board members Haley Barbour and Jeb Bush. Another board member is Home Depot founder Kenneth Langone.

AAN is affiliated with the super PAC Congressional Leadership Fund.

More information here.

Last modified Mar 1, 2013
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How the American Action Network immigration poll misleads (Steve King, Iowa) - 07/24/13

The American Action Network ("AAN") has released an immigration poll that claims to show support for amnesty in the Iowa district of U.S. Rep. Steve King.

Conservative? CPAC panel promotes immigration amnesty for illegal aliens (Labrador, Helen Krieble, Whit Ayres, AAN) - 03/14/13

Earlier today, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had a panel session entitled "Respecting Families and the Rule of Law: A Lasting Immigration Policy" which featured five supporters of amnesty for illegal aliens.

Obama campaign manager tweets "chimichanga" and GOP outraged: what they won't mention - 02/15/12

A new and almost entirely worthless controversy involves Barack Obama's campaign manager Jim Messina tweeting a comment about chimichangas. No, really. But, it's not entirely worthless: I'll tell you below some of the things you won't hear from either side.

In case you haven't been following along, see [1] for a recap. Some notes: