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Millions spent on negative political ads (AP)
Populux | October 31, 2006 at 04:51 pmby
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WASHINGTON - So far this campaign, the political parties have exposed voters to nearly $160 million in ads attacking congressional candidates. How much spent painting a positive image? About $17 million. That's just over $1 of nice for every $10 of nasty. The message ingrained in such a disparity in numbers: Don't vote for a candidate; vote against the opponent. Negative ads are the coin of the realm in politics. With one week left in the campaign, voters will continue to be bombarded on television ...