political advertisements

  • vote2016
    January 7, 2016  

    Political advertising could break records in 2016: some experts estimate Americans will see $4.4 billion spent on TV ads. But will all that spending pay off for presidential candidates trying to rise in the polls? Political director Lisa Desjardins offers a look at some of their strategies and Gwen Ifill learns more from Matea Gold of The Washington Post. Continue reading

  • November 1, 2012  

    For the 2012 elections, Democrats and Republicans are focused on taking control of the Senate by winning a majority of seats. Jeffrey Brown talks to NPR’s Tamara Keith, who breaks down the money — millions of dollars — being poured into competitive Senate races by political parties and, significantly, by outside groups. Continue reading