August 24, 2018
From Politico Morning Score:
The DCCC placed a cable ad buy of at least $1.17 million on Thursday, according to [AdImpact], which tracks political media. The ads will start on Sept. 18 and run through election day on nine different popular cable networks. Lance has gotten some big outside help, too, with a Republican House leadership PAC running some aggressive attack ads. The Congressional Leadership Fund has reserved $2.1 million to help the incumbent this fall. Malinowski raised $1.1 million last period, compared to $301,267 for Lance.
TMAC BUY: A day after Democratic opponent Andy Kim dropped his first campaign ad, Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur made a $141,000 cable and broadcast ad buy that will run from Oct. 1 right through election day, according to [AdImpact]. The buy includes $89,980 on a dozen popular cable stations, as well as a broadcast purchase of $51,600 placed in Philadelphia. This, [AdImpact] says, brings his total for the election up to $880,000. Kim on Wednesday placed a $129,000 media buy to run over five days.
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