Ad War Update

Apr 24 2012 @ 8:00am

Outside groups are dominating general election spending, driven mostly by oil and gas interests:

Adspending2008-2012.preview

Chart via Jaeah Lee, who notes that 5 out of 7 general election ads airing in swing states deal with energy issues. Meanwhile, the RNC accuses Obama of selling out: 

And the DNC marks Giuliani's ringing endorsement of Romney: 

Previous Ad War Updates: Apr 18Apr 17Apr 16Apr 13Apr 11Apr 10Apr 9Apr 5Apr 4Apr 3Apr 2Mar 30Mar 27Mar 26Mar 23Mar 22Mar 21Mar 20Mar 19Mar 16Mar 15Mar 14Mar 13Mar 12Mar 9Mar 8Mar 7Mar 6Mar 5Mar 2Mar 1Feb 29Feb 28Feb 27Feb 23Feb 22Feb 21, Feb 17, Feb 16, Feb 15, Feb 14, Feb 13, Feb 9, Feb 8, Feb 7, Feb 6, Feb 3, Feb 2, Feb 1, Jan 30, Jan 29, Jan 27, Jan 26, Jan 25, Jan 24, Jan 22, Jan 20, Jan 19, Jan 18, Jan 17, Jan 16 and Jan 12.