Politics

Dems reserve airtime ahead of election

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has reserved airtime for the final two weeks before the election in key congressional districts across the country.

It has banked more than $5.2 million worth of airtime in 50 television markets, according to a Republican consultant who tracks Democratic ad purchases.

The DCCC did not respond to a request for comment.

From upstate New York — where Rep. Bill Owens (D-N.Y.) faces a tough reelection fight — to Albuquerque, where the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is targeting freshman Rep. Harry Teague (D-N.M.), Democrats are flexing their financial muscle to protect vulnerable members.

“They’re reserving time where they know they need to be,” the Republican ad buyer told The Hill.

Full Story: Dems reserve airtime ahead of election – The Hill’s Ballot Box

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