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This was one long campaign, and TV stations are just fine with that. Estimates put the amount spent on TV ads at $2.5 billion. Then there's the ratings boosts -- and not just from Tina Fey. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.
Commentator Carlos Concepcion says businesses that recruit employees to work at polling places with pay are being more than patriotic. Having skilled workers at the polls is vital to the democratic process.
Marketplace Report for Tuesday, November 4, 2008