If it weren’t for the candidates' PACs, Super Tuesday spending would have been a trickle. A whopping 87 percent of the $6.1 million spent on spot TV during the last week (Feb. 27 to March 4) leading up to the 10 primaries, was PAC money, according to a TVB analysis of Campaign Media Analysis Group data.
Only two of the GOP Presidential hopefuls, Mitt Romney and Ron Paul, spent their own money.
Super PAC spending has taken a hard turn for the right -- conservative super PACs have now spent $100 million more than their liberal counterparts. But who is funding super PACs? It turns out several of the top super PACs have devel... Read Post
A new super PAC supporting Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential bid plans to spend $55 million as part of an aggressive strategy to crush the Texas Governor's GOP primary opponents and secure the Republican nomination by Super Tuesd... Read Post
Bloomberg reports that Super PACs are responsible for a whopping 91% of campaign ads in Alabama and Mississippi. Zeke Miller charts TV spending in those states: He also charts total ad spending in the primaries thus far. Meanwhile, ... Read Post