PBS NewsHour Political Ad Spending Doubled in 2012
Political Al Spending Doubled in 2012, More Drastically in Battleground States Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Political Ad Spending Doubled in 2012
Political ad spending has doubled overall, but in critical battleground states the numbers are more drastic. In 2008, 519 presidential campaign ads aired in Colorado Springs, Colo. Four years later, the number has jumped to 1,445. Gwen Ifill talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about the blitz of campaign ads in a Republican leaning city.
Premiere Date: 09/24/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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