The Beat

Is Lingle in Karl Rove’s ‘Fight Club’?

·By civilbeat


Politico had a lengthy story about Karl Rove’s Republican “fight club” on Tuesday. Reporter Kenneth Vogel explored the Rove-led coalition of GOP leaders and groups that helped steer the GOP to victory in 2010, and is prepared to pour money into the 2012 races.  

Now, national Democrats are drawing a link between the group and former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle, who is running for U.S. Senate.

Here’s the alleged connection: One of the groups involved in Rove’s “club” is the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), and Lingle is on the RJC’s board of