Political advertisers spend heavily on football games, 'Dancing with the Stars'

Dec. 5, 2012

This story appeared in the Denver Post and the Daily Camera. If you’re looking to escape political advertising in the next few weeks, you’ll have to turn off the television. Whether you are watching football, Dancing With the Stars, Days of Our Lives, or the evening news, the presidential candidates...

Metro area TV stations air ads worth $20 million

Dec. 5, 2012

This story also appeared on iNewsNetwork / Denver Business Journal / Denver Post / Daily Camera / Durango Herald Coloradans troubled by a sense that political advertising on TV truly is unremitting this late summer, the broadcast equivalent of a jackhammer breaking up an old sidewalk, may take some comfort...

Campaigns, PACs spent $41M on 35,225 ads in Colorado

Dec. 5, 2012

© by gaelx / Flickr Creative Commons Almost $41 million and enough TV ads to fill more than 12 days of airtime, 24 hours a day. That’s the political advertising tally at Denver’s top four stations based on contracts filed between Aug. 2 and Nov. 14. The CU News Corps...

Out-of-state money biggest contributor to Amendment 64 - on both sides

Nov. 30, 2012

© by Torben Bjørn Hansen/Flickr Creative Commons Appeared on KUNC.org / Gazette.com / Healthpolicysolutions.com . Colorado’s ballot initiative to legalize marijuana possession is billed by one leading local advocate as “a grassroots effort here on the ground,” but an examination of contributions to the campaign tell a far different story...

Amendment 65 seeks to limit campaign contributions

Nov. 29, 2012

© by Images of Money/Flickr Creative Commons Appeared on iNewsNetwork . Colorado Amendment 65 is a nonbinding referendum that encourages the state’s U.S. representatives and senators to support a U.S. constitutional amendment limiting campaign contributions and spending. Some 182,113 state residents signed the petitions that take direct aim at the...

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