The fundraising for a new gun control group formed by Gabrielle Giffords and her husband will be led by a major donor to Priorities USA, the Obama-affiliated Super PAC.
Liberal Super PACs spent roughly $200 million during the 2012 election cycle on behalf of Democratic President Barack Obama’s reelection effort.
The pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA has run a coordinated campaign to smear Mitt Romney’s character, even going so far as to suggest he was responsible for the death of a woman by cancer. That campaign has been financed in part by Steve and Amber Mostyn.
An ad released Monday by the Obama-affiliated super PAC Priorities USA suggested that Republican challenger Mitt Romney may have played a part in the death of a cancer-stricken women—a smear that has opened the super PAC to condemnation from all sides.