Wednesday, 22 October 2008
While Sen. Obama has been buying advertising directly for his campaign, the Republicans have used party money for ads in support of Sen. McCain. Campaign finance law requires broadcasters to charge candidates the lowest rate that they charge any advertiser, but that benefit isn't offered to political parties, meaning the Republicans are paying at least a 25% premium on television ads, according to a GOP strategist familiar with the party's finances.
Posted on 10/22/2008 7:07 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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