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The Political TV Ad Archive collects political ads in the 2016 election. In addition to tracking airings across key primary states, the collection includes ads that may air elsewhere or exclusively on social media.

Radio, satellite, cable stations start reporting political ad buys

Who is behind those political ads on your local radio, satellite, and cable stations? Starting today, the public has more information on who is buying political ads in this contentious election year, in which estimates are that ad spending will be in the billions. Today marks the first day that major radio, satellite, and cable stations must upload information about political ads […]

Is this Club for Growth ad targeting Boustany and Richmond an issue ad?

This week the Club for Growth posted a new ad criticizing Louisiana congressmen Charles Boustany and Cedric Richmond for supporting the federal export-import bank, urging viewers to call the two congressmen and “tell them to stop supporting corporate welfare.” The ad does not explicitly call for the viewer to oppose Boustany, a Republican running for the Senate, or Richmond, a Democrat […]

Senate Democrats battle on Bay Area Spanish language stations

If you live in the Bay Area, you wouldn’t know that two Democratic Senate candidates are running political TV ads–unless you’re watching Spanish-language cable stations. In the run up to the California primaries on June 7, both California Attorney General Kamala Harris, and Loretta Sanchez, a state representative, will gain places on the November ballot if they are the top […]

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Hillary Clinton
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Donald Trump
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Bill Beagle
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Glenn Ivey
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Jim Banks
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Jim Gray
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David P Joyce
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Todd Young
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Michael F Bennet
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2 Ads
Danny Tarkanian
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Desmund Adams
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Henry Hewes
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Ron DeSantis
2 Ads
Jim Spurlino
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Carlos Lopez-Cantera
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Dwight Evans
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Kumar Barve
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Will Jawando
2 Ads
Joel Rubin
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Alex Meluskey
2 Ads
Harry Reid
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Marlin Stutzman
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Randy Forbes
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Taylor Griffin
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Walter B Jones Jr
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Ruben Kihuen
2 Ads
Ted Budd
2 Ads
Katcho Achadjian
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Salud Carbajal
2 Ads
Jon Keyser
2 Ads
Lucy Flores
2 Ads
none
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Carson
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Donald Trumps
1 Ad
Government Efficiency
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Lawrence Lessig
1 Ad
Joe Biden
1 Ad
Jim Gilmore
1 Ad
Mark R Meadows
1 Ad
Thomas Massie
1 Ad
Dave Brat
1 Ad
Tim Huelskamp
1 Ad
Amie Hoeber
1 Ad
David Vogt
1 Ad
Jim Duncan
1 Ad
Tim Derickson
1 Ad
J D Winteregg
1 Ad
Kay Daly
1 Ad
Joseline Pena-Melnyk
1 Ad
Nancy Pelosi
1 Ad
Mitch McConnell
1 Ad
Jim Barksdale
1 Ad
Monica Vernon
1 Ad
George Holding
1 Ad
Scott Garrett
1 Ad
Anna Throne-Holst
1 Ad
Charles Boustany Jr
1 Ad
Cedric Richmond
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Patty Judge
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Roy Blunt
1 Ad
Mark Kirk
1 Ad
Tammy Duckworth
1 Ad
Mary Thomas
1 Ad
Michael Roberson
1 Ad
Lisa Murkowski
1 Ad
Patrick Murphy
1 Ad
Darryl Glenn
1 Ad

Sponsors

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Hillary for America
117 Ads
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Cruz For President
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Right To Rise USA
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Conservative Solutions PAC
41 Ads
Donald J. Trump For President
39 Ads
Marco Rubio for President
37 Ads
New Day For America
35 Ads
Keep the Promise I
29 Ads
Priorities USA
29 Ads
Our Principles PAC
29 Ads
Kasich For America
28 Ads
Jeb 2016
27 Ads
Priorities USA Action
25 Ads
Portman for Senate
25 Ads
America Leads
23 Ads
Club for Growth Action
20 Ads
One Nation PAC
20 Ads
David Trone for Congress
20 Ads
O'Malley For President
19 Ads
Generation Forward
19 Ads
2016 Cmte
18 Ads
US Chamber of Commerce
18 Ads
Huckabee For President
16 Ads
Carly for America Cmte
16 Ads
Courageous Conservatives PAC
15 Ads
Rand Paul for President
14 Ads
Carson America
14 Ads
Senate Majority PAC
14 Ads
American Future Fund
13 Ads
Concerned American Voters
13 Ads
Keep the Promise III
12 Ads
Van Hollen for Senate
12 Ads
Chris Christie For President Inc
11 Ads
America Rising PAC
11 Ads
American Crossroads
11 Ads
Kathleen Matthews For Congress
11 Ads
Women Vote!
11 Ads
Freedom Partners Action Fund
10 Ads
Opportunity & Freedom PAC
9 Ads
Friends of Pat Toomey
9 Ads
Friends of John McCain
9 Ads
Future45
8 Ads
Stand For Truth
8 Ads
New Day Independent Media Cmte
8 Ads
Friends of Kelly Ayotte
8 Ads
National Republican Senatorial Cmte
8 Ads
Trusted leadership PAC
8 Ads
Jamie Raskin for Congress
8 Ads
America's Liberty PAC
7 Ads
Scott Walker, Inc.
7 Ads
Great America PAC
7 Ads
Friends of Joe Sestak
7 Ads
Anthony Brown for Congress
7 Ads
Bennet for Colorado
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Pursuing America's Greatness
6 Ads
American Bridge 21st Century
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Security is Strength
6 Ads
New Leadership for Ohio
6 Ads
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
6 Ads
Strickland for Senate
6 Ads
DNC Services Corp
6 Ads
Club for Growth
6 Ads
Katie McGinty for Senate
6 Ads
Carly for President
5 Ads
FreedomWorks for America
5 Ads
Foundation for a Secure & Prosperous America
5 Ads
Progress Texas
5 Ads
Catherine Cortez Masto for Senate
5 Ads
Kirkpatrick For Senate
5 Ads
Russ For Wisconsin
5 Ads
NextGen California Action Committee
5 Ads
Kamala Harris for Senate
5 Ads
Grassley Cmte
5 Ads
Citizens for Restoring USA
4 Ads
Believe Again
4 Ads
NARAL Pro-Choice America
4 Ads
Planned Parenthood Votes
4 Ads
Richard Burr Cmte
4 Ads
Davidson For Congress
4 Ads
Friends of Dave Joyce
4 Ads
Sittenfeld for Senate
4 Ads
Carlos Lopez-cantera For Senate
4 Ads
Donna Edwards for Senate
4 Ads
Conservative Solutions Project
4 Ads
MoveOn.org
4 Ads
Fetterman for Senate
4 Ads
Santarsiero for Congress
4 Ads
Robert Blaha for Colorado
4 Ads
Glenn Ivey for Congress
4 Ads
Center for Individual Freedom
4 Ads
Fighting for Ohio Fund
4 Ads
Georgians for Isakson
4 Ads
Loretta Sanchez For Senate
4 Ads
Ron Johnson for Senate
4 Ads
Lindsey Graham 2016
3 Ads
Friends of the Earth Action
3 Ads
ESA Fund
3 Ads
Perry for President
3 Ads
Jindal for President
3 Ads
We the People, Not Washington
3 Ads
MAKE AMERICA AWESOME
3 Ads
Ready for Hillary
3 Ads
Willie Wilson 2016
3 Ads
Beagle for Congress
3 Ads
Judicial Crisis Network
3 Ads
Friends of Shaughnessy Naughton
3 Ads
Heaney For Congress
3 Ads
Friends Of Kip Tom
3 Ads
Jim Banks For Congress
3 Ads
Stutzman for Senate
3 Ads
Arizona Grassroots Action PAC
3 Ads
American Fed'n of St/Cnty/Munic Employees
3 Ads
Susie Lee For Nevada
3 Ads
Jim Gray for Kentucky
3 Ads
Donald J Trump For President
3 Ads
Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC
3 Ads
House Majority PAC
3 Ads
Carlos Beruff for Senate
3 Ads
Baby Got PAC
2 Ads
AARP
2 Ads
Unintimidated PAC
2 Ads
Americans United for Change
2 Ads
Oh Say Can You See PAC
2 Ads
Adams For Congress
2 Ads
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio
2 Ads
Elect Henry Hewes 2016 Committee
2 Ads
Planned Parenthood Action Fund
2 Ads
American Chemistry Council
2 Ads
Deborah Ross For Senate
2 Ads
Committee for Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC
2 Ads
Spurlino For Congress
2 Ads
American Petroleum Institute
2 Ads
American Action Network
2 Ads
Accountable Leadership
2 Ads
Dwight Evans For Congress
2 Ads
Working for Us PAC
2 Ads
Will Jawando For Congress
2 Ads
Faso for Congress
2 Ads
Meluskey For Us Senate Inc
2 Ads
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte
2 Ads
Correct The Record
2 Ads
Forbes for Congress
2 Ads
Taylor Griffin for Congress
2 Ads
Americans for Prosperity
2 Ads
Renee Ellmers for Congress
2 Ads
National Rifle Assn
2 Ads
Ruben Kihuen for Congress
2 Ads
Rebuilding America Now
2 Ads
Jon Keyser for Senate
2 Ads
Kirk for Senate
2 Ads
Ending Spending
2 Ads
Flores For Congress
2 Ads
Stand for Principle
1 Ad
National Association of Broadcasters
1 Ad
American Encore Action
1 Ad
Truth Squad 2016
1 Ad
League of Conservation Voters
1 Ad
Purple PAC
1 Ad
Lessig 2016
1 Ad
Working Again
1 Ad
Draft Biden 2016
1 Ad
American Future Project
1 Ad
Gilmore For America Llc
1 Ad
Santorum For President 2016
1 Ad
Pataki for President
1 Ad
Maryland USA
1 Ad
Restoration PAC
1 Ad
John Bolton Super PAC
1 Ad
Tarkanian For Congress
1 Ad
Foundation for American Security and Freedom
1 Ad
America Next
1 Ad
Patriot Voices PAC
1 Ad
Rand PAC
1 Ad
Bernie Sanders for President
1 Ad
Republican National Cmte
1 Ad
Vogt For Maryland
1 Ad
Jim for North Carolina
1 Ad
Reigniting the Promise
1 Ad
Committee to Elect JD Winteregg
1 Ad
Ron Desantis for Congress
1 Ad
Defending Main Street
1 Ad
Democratic Party of Ohio
1 Ad
Friends of David Jolly
1 Ad
KayDaly.com
1 Ad
Stop Hillary PAC
1 Ad
Joseline Pena-Melnyk for Congress
1 Ad
Barve for Congress
1 Ad
Joel Rubin for Congress
1 Ad
Sierra Club Independent Action
1 Ad
Barve For Congress Committee
1 Ad
Let America Work
1 Ad
American Working Families
1 Ad
A New Voice for Maryland
1 Ad
Constitutional Responsibility Project
1 Ad
Courage Campaign Super PAC
1 Ad
Barksdale for Senate
1 Ad
AFT Solidarity
1 Ad
Koch Industries
1 Ad
Gray for Kentucky
1 Ad
Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions
1 Ad
Mary Thomas For Congress
1 Ad
Lisa Murkowski for US Senate
1 Ad
Committee To Elect Darryl Glenn
1 Ad

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