Obama outspending McCain by 3 to 1

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    Barack Obama is outspending John McCain at nearly a three-to-one clip on television time in the final weeks of the presidential election, according to ad buy information obtained by The Fix, a financial edge that is almost certainly contributing to the momentum for the Illinois senator in key battleground states.

    From Sept. 30 to Oct. 6, Obama spent more than $20 million on television ads in 17 states including more than $3 million in Pennsylvania and more than $2 million each in Florida, Michigan and Ohio. McCain in that same time frame spent just $7.2 million in 15 states. Even when the Republican National Committee's independent expenditure spending in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin is factored in (a total of $5.3 million), Obama still outspent the combined GOP forces by roughly $8 million in the last week alone.

    Obama Outspending McCain Nearly 3 to 1 on Television - The Fix
     
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    Outspending by 3 to 1, and he still can't put the election away. :lol:
     
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    Put the election away?

    What does that even mean? Do you really expect McCain to call Obama and say "ah well, you won" before Nov 4th?

    The 3 to 1 margin is why Obama has McCain running scared in Republican havens such as North Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia and why McCain is doing things like pulling out of the swing state of Michigan.

    How much "putting the election away" do you think Obama can do?
     

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