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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Jumps into Tierney-Tisei Bakeoff

From our Kampaign Kibitzers desk Independent expenditure groups are the neutron bombs of the 2014 midterm elections, which could see close to $3 billion in ad spending. An early explosion is coming from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as this … Continue reading

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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar Rumpus Begin! (Early Money Is Like, Yeesh! Edition)

The dog days of August have taken on a whole new meaning this election year. Political ad spending (a.k.a. attack advertising) has already reached Brobdingnagian levels usually reserved for the waning days of a campaign. From MSNBC’s First Read: Last … Continue reading

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Hedging On The People’s Pledge?

Big takeout yesterday by Yahoo! News on the six-month anniversary of the Scott Brown/Elizabeth Warren People’s Pledge (via ABC’s OTUS): Outside money ban in Massachusetts Senate race is working, but at what price? What’s one way to blunt the effects … Continue reading

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Is The People’s Pledge Actually Working?

The agreement between incumbent U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (R-Not Native American) and his likely challenger Elizabeth Warren (D-Likely Not Native American) to curb independent political expenditures from their campaigns – a.k.a. the People’s Pledge – has met with skepticism across … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Chamber of Commerce Edition III)

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has already been plenty active in promoting its legislative and electoral preferences, has launched a new $10 million ad campaign targeting “12 House and eight Senate races as part of an effort referred to … Continue reading

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U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Wants To Socialize With You

From Politico’s Playbook: STATE OF THE ART: In conjunction with the State of the Union, the U.S. Chamber is up with a nationwide with a series of ads featuring QR codes. When scanned by a mobile device, the codes pre-populate … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Chamber Of Commerce Edition II)

Back in September the U.S. Chamber of Commerce jumped into the 2012 election with a print ad framed as an Open Letter to Congress and President Obama: (Actually readable version here.) Now comes a TV campaign (via Politico’s Playbook): The … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (U.S. Chamber of Commerce Edition)

With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, the Campaign 2012 adstravaganza is starting to heat up. Full-page national newspaper ad from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce: (Actually readable version here.) No one knows how much the Chamber will spend this … Continue reading

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