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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Monday, October 15, 2012

GOP Super PAC Money v. Romney

At The Atlantic, David Graham writes about data from Northwestern University's Lazer Lab:
The most telling stat -- both in terms of how negative super PACs are and how much Democrats are being outspent -- is that Republican super PACs spent more trying to sink Mitt Romney during the Republican primaries than the president's Democratic allies have spent in favor of him during the entire campaign, $4.7 million to $3.2 million. Here's a screenshot of the state of the race on September 13 (click for larger size):
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