Congressional ad campaigns poised for big fall blitz

While super PACs, seven-figure checks and the heated Republican presidential nomination fight that Mitt Romney eventually won dominated the news the first half of this election year, congressional campaigns quietly have been pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into the political economy — and the real avalanche of congressional campaign expenditures and campaign ads is yet to begin.

Congressional ad campaigns poised for big fall blitz

While super PACs, seven-figure checks and the heated Republican presidential nomination fight that Mitt Romney eventually won dominated the news the first half of this election year, congressional campaigns quietly have been pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into the political economy — and the real avalanche of congressional campaign expenditures and campaign ads is yet to begin.

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Tracking taxes: A look back at tax rates and spending
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Tracking taxes: A look back at tax rates and spending

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