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Super Tuesday TV Spending Not So Super

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.
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Super PAC Spending Skews Right As Heavy Hitters Tap Familiar Sources of Cash

Politics / US Politics : Open Secrets (2 years ago)

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

Pro-Rick Perry Super PAC Has A $55 Million Plan To Crush GOP Rivals

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

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

Ad War Update: Super PAC Tuesday

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (2 years ago)

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


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