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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.

Over past six months, Trump got most mentions on TV news shows on all but two days

As far as TV news shows were concerned, Hillary Clinton’s most shining moment in the sun while campaigning for the presidency occurred on September 27, 2016, the day after the first presidential debate. On that date, her name was mentioned 4,494 on national network news shows, an all time high over the the entire presidential campaign. That same day, President-elect […]

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This ad from a super PAC backing Clinton features a a 17-year-old disabled cancer survivor, who says he wouldn't want a president who would make fun of him. The ad features a clip of Trump from a rally where he flailed his arms and said, "Ahh, I don’t know what I said! Ah, I don’t remember!" "True," reports PolitiFact. "The ad’s charge is accurate. Trum… READ MORE

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