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Candidates launch final ad spending push

Oct 16, 2012
In a record breaking year for political advertisements, Governor Romney and President Obama are still racking up dollars in the final months of their campaigns to compete for paid advertisements.

Super PAC app tells you if political ads are lying

Aug 23, 2012
Ever wished for some sort of lie detector for the campaign trail? Enter the Super PAC app.
Screenshots from the Super PAC app.
Super PAC app

Online political ads: Effective or creepy?

Jul 24, 2012
A study out today says voters find targeted, online political ads creepy and 86 percent didn't want political ads to be tailored to their interests.

How TV news and ads affect Americans

Jul 12, 2012
Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at Gallup, explains how much Americans trust television news, and whether are really impacted by political ads they see on TV.

Political ads message the holidays

May 25, 2012
Memorial Day, Labor Day, Fourth of July -- yes, those holidays are now becoming fodder for election ads.

Court overturns political ad ban on public media shows

Apr 13, 2012
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled that public radio and TV stations cannot be barred from running political messages. But does this mean public stations are about to get a flood of paid campaign messages?

MID-DAY UPDATE: U.S. voters speak, Delta may unionize and goodbye to political ads

Nov 3, 2010
What are the possible effects of the midterm elections on the Bush tax cuts, which expire at the end of the year? U.S. voters put pen to ballot to...

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