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Obama Group Slams Romney in Web Ads

Sep 14, 2012 - ClickZ's 2012 election digital ad spending update shows Romney's joint committee with the GOP is bridging the large digital ad spending gap between Romney and Obama. Comments

Obama and GOP Twitter Buys Inspire Passionate Tweet Trend

promo-trends-political-conventions Sep 6, 2012 - The nature of political discourse online tends to be passionate, if not extreme and even vitriolic. That's playing out in Promo Trend-inspired tweets from Mitt Romney, Barack Obama and others. Comments

Koch-Linked Group Dropped Over $1M Online in Last 2 Weeks

amerforprosp-twitter Sep 5, 2012 - Americans for Prosperity recently bought ads from Pandora, Google and AOL, and purchased today's Twitter Promoted Trend. Comments

Obama and RNC Battle for Attention on Charlotte Site

obama-rnc-charlotteobserver9 Sep 5, 2012 - The Republican National Committee appears to have removed anti-Romney tweets from its site that were featured there yesterday. Comments

RNC's Own Site Spotlights Anti-Romney Tweets

rnc-oiw-tweets Sep 4, 2012 - Like the Romney camp last week, the RNC bought today's Promoted Trend on Twitter, as the Obama camp aims for Democratic Convention fundraising via homepage ads on CharlotteObserver.com. Comments

Romney Camp and Rove's Crossroads Use Same Digital Ad Firm

americancrossroads8 Aug 22, 2012 - Candidate campaigns are required to keep a distance from outside groups backing them but they sometimes work with the same companies, and coordination is difficult to prove. Comments

Akin Isn't Dropping Out Say Web Ads as McCaskill Capitalizes on Twitter

mccaskill-twitter Aug 21, 2012 - Todd Akin's campaign aims to generate fundraising support following calls for him to drop out of the Missouri Senate race after his comment about rape. Comments

Obama Outspends Romney on Digital Ads 4:1

obama-baracksbday7 Aug 17, 2012 - Original ClickZ Politics analysis shows the Obama campaign continues widening its lead in digital ad spending over Romney. Comments

Nearly a Third of Likely Voters Ignore Live TV

saymedia-chart2012 Aug 15, 2012 - Video ad firm Say Media updated its 2011 study with new findings that also showed smartphone usage is up in Florida and Ohio battlegrounds. Comments

White House Is First Client for Social-to-Real World Consultancy

sxd-logo-final Aug 14, 2012 - SocialxDesign is starting off with one of the biggest brand name clients in the world: The White House. Comments

Swing State Site Traffic: How Obama and Romney Did in July

Aug 10, 2012 - People in six swing states were more likely to visit Romney's site in July; Obama had strength in five. Comments

Rove-Linked Group Aimed Mobile Ads at Chicago Lollapalooza-Goers

crossroads-generation-in-accuweather Aug 8, 2012 - Crossroads Generation, a group created to capture the 2012 youth vote for Republicans, aimed mobile ads on Obama campaign turf in Grant Park, Chicago this past weekend. Comments

Obama Facebook Ads Push Tax Policy Differences With Romney

obama-facebook-taxcalculator Aug 6, 2012 - An Obama tax calculator calls those earning $500,000 an "average" family. The ads carry on a share-centric online ad strategy from Obama. Comments

Super PAC Brigade Spent Big on Digital Ads for Cruz in Texas

clubforgrowth-cruz-primary Aug 3, 2012 - Club for Growth, FreedomWorks, and others spent $700,000 on digital ads supporting Senate hopeful Ted Cruz. Comments

Republicans Spend $50K on YouTube Ads Targeting Congressional Districts

nrcc-districttargeting-youtube Aug 3, 2012 - Google just launched truer congressional district targeting, which could help it keep an edge over Facebook and other ad networks in 2012 for U.S. House races. Comments

The Perfect Storm

Jul 25, 2012 - What does the torrent of digital political spending mean for non-political advertisers this year? Comments

Democratic Firm Ties Voter Data to Facebook Friends

ngp-van-title-image Jul 24, 2012 - NGP VAN's system finds friends of supporters on Facebook who are registered voters. Comments

Intermarkets Pairs With Lotame to Enhance Aristotle Data Relationship

Jul 23, 2012 - Intermarkets takes a non-partisan route to serve increasingly competitive online voter targeting market. Comments

Digital Ad Spend Gap Widens Between Obama and Romney

obama-healthcare-scotus-image-2 Jul 18, 2012 - Both have spent more than 25% of their TV budgets on web ads, according to ClickZ analysis. Comments

GOP Milks Healthcare Ruling on Twitter, Obama Camp Ignores It

romney-obamacare Jun 28, 2012 - GOP and Romney camp use ruling upholding Affordable Care Act to drum up donations. Comments

For Romney, TV Spots Become Video Fundraising Ads

romney-dayone-video-display-boston Jun 22, 2012 - Campaign uses in-banner video ads to turn swing state TV spots into donations. Comments

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