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This ad, sponsored by the Florida GOP, is part of the 22,000 ads TV viewers in Florida have seen for just the gubernatorial race alone this year.

Governors are winning the TV ad race

Oct 22, 2014
Spending on gubernatorial races is higher than on Senate contests.
Posted In: TV ads, campaign spending, 2014 elections

Some consultants see a payday in super PACs

Oct 20, 2014
Consultants create super PACs to raise money and use that money to pay themselves.
Posted In: super PAC, campaign finance, campaign spending

The Koch brothers are spending on the midterm elections. Already

Jan 15, 2014
The conservative Koch brothers are targeting vulnerable Congressional Democrats who supported the ACA.
Posted In: campaign spending, Koch brothers, elections, 2014 elections

Flow of political money may continue in Massachusetts

Dec 17, 2012
With U.S. Sen. John Kerry on the short list to become Secretary of State, Massachusetts could be in line for its third U.S. Senate election in just more than two years. It's meant big bucks spent in advertising.
Posted In: politics, campaign spending, Massachusetts, Senate

Election donors already looking ahead to next campaigns

Nov 20, 2012
It has been two weeks since the election, and the big number we're going to focus on is: $6 billion. That's how much money was spent on the 2012 campaign... And a lot of that money came from big donors.
Posted In: super PACs, campaign spending

So what can $6 billion buy you?

Nov 5, 2012
The price of this year's campaign spending is what Americans spend every year renting DVDs.
Posted In: campaign spending, 2012 election

Candidates poised to tap general election money

Aug 24, 2012
Federal law has kept money raised for the general election off limits until Mitt Romney and Barack Obama become official nominees.
Posted In: campaign spending

Attack ads fly on the prairie

Aug 17, 2012
Crossroads GPS hits North Dakota's Heitkamp with the second round of ads in as many weeks
Posted In: North Dakota, 2012 election, super PAC, campaign spending

Romney, Obama focus one-quarter of spending in one state

Jun 18, 2012
And, no, it's not Ohio. Would you believe... Massachusetts?
Posted In: campaign spending, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Presidential candidates likely to pass on public money

Apr 13, 2012
This year's presidential race could be the most expensive ever, and neither President Obama nor his presumed opponent Mitt Romney are expected to accept public financing of their campaigns -- it just wouldn't be enough.
Posted In: 2012 election, campaign spending

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