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Trump Targets Florida Most Heavily in First Wave of General-Election Ads

Overall, Clinton has outspent Trump $68 million to $1.7 million from mid-June through Aug. 23 on broadcast TV.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, a master of free publicity, didn't start running general-election presidential campaign ads until Aug. 19, roughly two months after his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton. From mid-June through Aug. 23, Clinton has outspent Trump $68 million to $1.7 million, according to estimates from ad tracker Kantar Media/CMAG. Here are some data snapshots about Trump's initial burst of broadcast television advertising. 



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