Republican Negative Ad Spending Explodes

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  • The House Republican triage is beginning
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    10/9/2018 - 12:14 am | View Link
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  • TV ad spending more for Dems Casten, Underwood than GOP ...
    The totals do not separate out whether the spending to elect the four candidates is on positive or negative spots. Broadcast ad buys are analyzed by not only the direct spending but how many ...
    10/21/2018 - 4:23 pm | View Website
  • GOP super PAC boosts spending in Likely, Lean GOP ...
    The leading GOP super PAC, affiliated with House Republican leadership, announced on Thursday that it was adding $13 million to its fall TV ad reservations, bringing the group's total TV spending to $85 million.
    10/10/2018 - 11:25 pm | View Website
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    09/30/2018 - 7:26 pm | View Website
  • Exclusive: Lopsided ad spending in Iowa congressional ...
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    09/17/2018 - 6:34 am | View Website
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    09/7/2018 - 9:12 pm | View Website
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