Tag: Political Advertising

G.O.P. Senate Candidates Race to Close Fund-Raising Gap With Democrats

WASHINGTON — Rushing to raise money and close yawning gaps with their Democratic rivals, every Senate Republican nominee in a competitive race is taking precious time from the campaign trail to come to Washington this week and next to gather money before Congress leaves for the fall. Fund-raising invitations obtained by The New York Times […]

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Amid G.O.P. Cash Crunch, One Very Flush Ally May Soon Share the Wealth

“We know all of these, battleground races, are going to be extremely tight,” said David Bergstein, communications director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. “In the final months of the campaign, Democrats are going to make sure voters know everything they need to.” How Times reporters cover politics. We rely on our journalists to be independent […]

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Political Campaigns Flood Streaming Video With Custom Voter Ads

Over the last few weeks, tens of thousands of voters in the Detroit area who watch streaming video services were shown different local campaign ads pegged to their political leanings. Digital consultants working for Representative Darrin Camilleri, a Democrat in the Michigan House who is running for State Senate, targeted 62,402 moderate, female — and […]

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Carolyn Maloney’s Campaign Pitch: A Man Can’t Do My Job

One morning last week, a group of leading feminists gathered inside the former Upper East Side home of one of their foremothers, Eleanor Roosevelt, for an emergency meeting. The purpose of the gathering, convened by Representative Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, was technically to lay out a 12-point plan to confront the rollback of […]

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Why Abortion Has Become a Centerpiece of Democratic TV Ads in 2022

In Michigan, Democrats took aim at the Republican nominee for governor almost immediately after the primary with a television ad highlighting her opposition to abortion, without exceptions for rape or incest. In Georgia, Democrats recently attacked the Republican governor in another television ad, with women speaking fearfully about the specter of being investigated and “criminalized.” […]

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A Cynical Low for the Democratic Party

On the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 attacks at the U.S. Capitol, Roy Cooper, the governor of North Carolina, took to Twitter not just to condemn that day’s violence but also to warn that the dark forces behind it were still very much alive and still a threat to the future of American democracy. […]

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Maybe There Is a Limit in the G.O.P. to Grievance Peddling

Like Mr. Trump, Mr. Greitens is a political grievance peddler. Also like Mr. Trump, he saves his most concentrated bile for fellow Republicans. One of the most puerile ads of the midterms thus far has been Mr. Greitens’s “RINO hunting” spot, in which he leads a group of armed men in tactical gear as they […]

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