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November 7, 2008 And you thought you were done with political ads on TV. Well, not if you're in Georgia.
October 31, 2008 RightChange.com's blitz of anti-Obama ads has been bankrolled mainly with more than $5 million from pharmaceutical executive Fred Eshelman. But this month the 527 organ
October 31, 2008 Swift Boat Veterans founding donor Bob Perry is funding a new 527 organization, but this one is a lot less expensive.
October 29, 2008 It's the final push, folks, and they're pushing hard. Here's a wave of liberal ads hoping to unseat Senate Republicans -- and a video representation of Republican fear.
October 28, 2008 It's sort of like a reverse coattails effect. A pro-business political action committee is running ads boosting vulnerable Republican senators by contrasting them with Obama. In fact, the spots seem more like anti-Obama ads than ads supporting pro...
October 28, 2008 Maybe "McChina" would have sounded better. Reaching back to the 1970s for its rhetoric, a Kentucky-based labor group is sounding the alarm that John McCain and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are selling us out to "Communist China."
October 24, 2008 Usually advocacy groups avoid spending money on attack ads against politicians they can't beat. But the brand-new 2020 Action Fund, challenging Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe in deep-red Oklahoma, is in it for the long haul.
October 24, 2008 Why do people assault cameramen? Don't they realize they have cameras?
October 23, 2008 The Democrats have figured it out. The key to defeating Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR) is hynosis. How else to explain these similarly transfixing anti-Smith ads from two liberal groups?
October 23, 2008 Our business here is to monitor indie political groups and their ads, and business has been good. Advocacy groups haven't run out of money. The bad news? They've run out of ideas.
October 22, 2008 Give 'em props for originality. Common Sense Issues recently launched a radio ad attacking South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson, a Democrat likely to win a race that's been basically ignored by other ou
October 20, 2008 Democratic strategists must really love this name. Citizens For Strength and Security is a 527 organization set up recently by a former aide to former senat
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October 20, 2008 The American Medical Association is backing a Democratic takeover attempt in a New Hampshire Senate race, while helping Republican incumbents in Oregon and Minnesota.
October 18, 2008 The campaign clock is running down, and it's tough keeping up with the new ads. Here's a new crop from Senate races -- advertisers include the American Future Fund, League of Conservation Voters, Chamber of Commerce, Freedom's Watch and Susan B. A...
October 9, 2008 The American Issues Project, which burst into the presidential campaign in August with multi-million-dollar attack ads tying Barack Obama to former Weatherman
October 9, 2008 There are so many Senate ads coming out right now that we had to slice off these Colorado ads for their own post.
October 9, 2008 Just as the presidential race is awash with new attack ads, Senate candidates face a crushing wave of messages from outside groups as well. Here, we feature the American Energy Alliance, Americans for Job Security, Freedom's Watch, Health Care for...
October 8, 2008 The National Federation for Independent Business calls itself "the nation's leading small business association." It's also a lobbying powerhouse with an emphatically pro-Republican political action committee.
October 7, 2008 Yes, Democrats are more optimistic than ever about capturing Republican Senate seats, maybe even enough to reach the filibuster-proof 60-seat majority.
October 7, 2008 Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC) might be curious who is funding an attack ad blaming her for job losses, especially now when she's increasingly in danger losing
October 7, 2008 After Democrat Barack Obama does battle with Republican John McCain tonight, a prominent Obama supporter is scheduled to pop up in the post-debate ad breaks, stating his opposition to pro-union legislation that enjoys the backing of Obama and Demo...
October 6, 2008 The Service Employees International Union and the AFL-CIO labor federation are spearheading anothe
October 6, 2008 In North Carolina, where Republican Sen. Elizabeth Dole looks newly vulnerable to a national Democratic surge, conservative outside groups are coming to her defense -- predictably, by attacking her Democratic challenger. The groups' ads don't even...
October 3, 2008 Former Sen. John Edwards' political career may be over, but apparently there's still work for his campaign veterans.
October 1, 2008 And to think that anyone thought James Dobson would sit out this presidential race.
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