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Friday, May 4, 2012

Ron Paul Is Benefiting The Least From Super PACs Among Presidential Candidates

Ad warfare between super PACs dominated the Republican primary season, with Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum all leaning heavily on outside groups. But according to a new report from the Wesleyan Media Project, Ron Paul's still-active campaign has made far less use of super PACs than his GOP rivals. Paul-supporting super PACs were responsible for only 8.8 percent of ads touting the candidate from January to March. That amount trailed by 10 percent the amount of super PAC ads backing President Barack Obama, who shunned super PACs entirely until February. It also was 50 percent less than super PAC-made ads for Romney. Ads supporting Paul (including ones from his campaign as well as super PACs) outnumbered all the ads supporting either Santorum and Gingrich, both of whom were considered far more serious candidates.
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