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  • In pursuit of coveted independents, campaign ads invade local TV news

    They were once an oasis immune to political advertising, but the commercial breaks during local newscasts have now become the most sought-after slots for campaigns' ads after they discovered the programs are a gold mine of independent-minded viewers.

  • President Obama speaks Aug. 13, 2012, during a campaign event at Bayliss Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa, during a three-day campaign bus tour through the state. (Associated Press)

    Conservative groups' ad-buying binge eclipses Obama, Romney

    Two conservative advocacy groups are in the midst of an ad-buying spree so intense that when combined, they have bought more commercials in the country's major markets than President Obama's campaign, according to new disclosure records analyzed by The Washington Times.

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