Super PACs Outspent Candidates in Run-Up to Tuesday

From WSJ:

In the two weeks leading up to Super Tuesday, outside political action committees supporting the Republican presidential hopefuls spent three times as much as the candidates themselves, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis, the latest sign of how these new “super PACs” are transforming electioneering.

The super PAC supporting Newt Gingrich spent $770,000 on his behalf in Ohio while his campaign barely spent any money on TV there.

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich spent a combined $2.4 million on television ads during the last two weeks in Ohio, Oklahoma, Georgia and Tennessee, the contests with the most delegates Tuesday, according to a review of spending on TV commercials.

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