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Hate political ads? Skip morning shows

Hate political ads? Skip morning shows
Source: Center for Public Integrity

If you hate political advertisements, some advice: Give Matt Lauer, Robin Roberts and Charlie Rose the boot.

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Beware of Nursing Home Ratings: The Care You See May Not Be What Your Elderly Loved Ones Get

Edna Irvin in her bed at the Arkansas Health Center in Benton, Arkansas. Photo by Jon Lowenstein for NOOR Caption by the Center for Public Integrity. 1,063 more words

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Colorado 3rd Most Expensive Senate Race In U.S.

DENVER (CBS4)- The Senate race in Colorado between Democrat incumbent Mark Udall and Republican challenger Cory Gardner is the third most expensive Senate race in the country. 491 more words


Nevada TV Spending Spirals Higher

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It’s not an illusion — Nevada viewers really are seeing thousands of ads for attorney general.

The latest figures released Thursday by the Center for Public Integrity show that commercials in the race between Democrat Ross Miller and Republican Adam Laxalt have aired about 7,300 times. 80 more words


Spending on ballot initiatives hits $119 million

Spending on television commercials to influence ballot initiatives has hit $119 million, according to a new analysis by the Center for Public Integrity.

California is home to the most expensive ballot campaigns, the center’s reporting shows. 170 more words


Not Just Candidates Drawing Campaign Money

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Corporations and business interests are digging deep to fund a drive to defeat a Nevada ballot measure that would tax commerce to fund education in a state near the bottom nationwide in per-pupil spending. 112 more words


Spending on senate race soars ahead of Election Day

MICHIGAN – You simply can’t escape them, and with just two weeks left until Election Day, radio, television and even the roadways are flooded with political ads. 357 more words