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Senate Advertising Bigger Than Presidential in Year of Trump

In 2008 and 2012, general-election ad spending for White House races exceeded combined total for Senate races at this point of campaign.

In another sign of the unusual nature of this election year, slightly more has been spent thus far on general-election broadcast television ads targeting U.S. Senate contests than on those for the White House race.

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