Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Politics:  How Super Pacs Are Saving Mitt Romney

Republican-aligned super PACs and other outside conservative groups have spent more than $144 million on general election ads in swing presidential states, a huge outlay of cash that has allowed former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney to not only combat but exceed heavy early ad spending by President Obama.
Taken together, the Romney campaign and the panoply of Republican outside groups have spent $179 million on swing state advertising so far in the general election, while Obama and his aligned outside groups have shelled out $128 million.

For more, see How Super Pacs Are Saving Mitt Romney by Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake, July 24, 2012 at The Washington Post.

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