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Super-PAC Ads Dominate Republican Race in Alabama, Mississippi

Television advertisements in Alabama and Mississippi promoting rival Republican presidential contenders have been paid for almost entirely by independent political action committees instead of the candidates’ campaigns.

So-called Super-PACs supplied 91 percent of the 5,592 campaign ads that aired on broadcast television stations in the two states in the past month, according to data from New York-based Kantar Media’s CMAG, which tracks advertising.