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BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 06: Ed Gillespie, candidate for the Virginia Senate, is dropping many of his TV ads only three weeks away from the election. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Gillespie Ditches Ads in Va. Sen Race

Virginia Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie is abandoning television ads in the state with less than three weeks before Election Day.

10/16/2014

After a summer spent chasing voters with millions of dollars in television ads, some of the biggest spenders in politics have settled on eight Senate races for a final flurry before Election Day.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Both Parties Spend $80M In Final TV Ad Push To Win Senate Seats

After a summer spent chasing voters with millions of dollars in television ads, some of the biggest spenders in politics have settled on eight Senate races for a final flurry before Election Day.

09/26/2014

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor could be the next House speaker, but first he has to get past a little-known, tea party-backed challenger with a vocal following in Tuesday's Republican primary in Virginia.  (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Tea Party Professor Takes Aim At Cantor In Va. Primary

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor could be the next House speaker, but first he has to get past a little-known, tea party-backed challenger with a vocal following in Tuesday’s Republican primary in Virginia.

06/06/2014

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (C) and his wife Elaine Chao (3rd R) meet with members of his staff at campaign headquarters May 20, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. Win McNamee/Getty Images)

TV Ad War Begins Quickly In Kentucky After Primary

Instantly on the attack, allies of Republican leader Mitch McConnell launched a televised barrage against newly minted Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky’s high-stakes Senate race on Wednesday, a day after primaries in several states that also set up a Republican runoff in Georgia and left tea party insurgents still scratching for a breakthrough triumph.

05/21/2014

Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health care law.   (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: $445M Spent On Health Law TV Ads, 15-To-1 Ratio Were Negative

A new analysis finds the nation’s health care overhaul deserves a place in advertising history.

05/16/2014

The days when political campaigns would try to make inroads with demographic groups such as soccer moms or white working-class voters are gone. Now, the operatives are targeting specific individuals. (Photo credit should read KAREN MINASYAN/AFP/Getty Images)

New Technology Allows For TV Ads to Target Specific Individuals, Families

The days when political campaigns would try to make inroads with demographic groups such as soccer moms or white working-class voters are gone. Now, the operatives are targeting specific individuals.

02/17/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Dems Pouring Money, Obama Into Mass. Senate Race

Democrats are pouring money into the Massachusetts Senate race to succeed John Kerry and dispatching President Barack Obama to the state to rally party loyalists two weeks before Election Day.

06/06/2013

File photo fo President Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

$87 Million Spent On Television Ad. Campaigns So Far

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney and their allies so far have spent a jaw-dropping $87 million on TV ads in just a handful of presidential battleground states, an early and unprecedented explosion of spending for a general election still a full five months away.

05/31/2012

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