Younger voters made a big difference for President Obama twice, but their numbers drop in midterm elections. Political editor Lisa Desjardins asks participants of NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs in Kentucky, Michigan and Colorado to watch and react to this year’s…
By PBS NewsHour
This election has seen more ads than any other midterm election in history. Here are a few of the most telling political ads of the season.
By Domenico Montanaro
More than $1 billion has been spent in this campaign on TV ads. There were several that stood out this year for different reasons — from the issues they brought up to the, sometimes strange, attempts at getting attention. We…
By Domenico Montanaro, Rachel Wellford and Simone Pathe
Kwame Holman on campaign ads funded by anonymous donors.
Pushing closer to the Iowa Caucuses, GOP presidential candidates and the outside groups supporting them are pouring money into TV and radio ads -- spending more than $10 million in December alone. Judy Woodruff and Ken Goldstein of the Campaign…
By PBS NewsHour
Despite Alaska's solid Republican base that handed George W. Bush a resounding win over Al Gore in the state in 2000, the Senate race between Republican incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski and former Democratic Gov. Tony Knowles remains tight.
President Bush's reelection campaign came under fire Friday, as some families of Sept. 11 victims and firefighters protested that the new TV commercials using images from the terror attacks were exploiting the tragedy for political gain.
Democratic presidential candidates have deluged New Hampshire's TV outlets to appeal to voters by distinguishing themselves from their rivals as independent, not beholden to Washington-based interest groups and capable of beating President Bush.
The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to require television stations to charge their lowest advertising rates for political ads.
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