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  • Ad wars heat up in Mississippi Senate GOP primary

    The contentious battle for the Republican nomination in Mississippi's Senate race is now playing out in earnest on television, with three new ads released Monday hitting both incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and his opponent, Chris McDaniel. In a year that has produced remarkably few serious...

  • Medicaid ads target Virginia House speaker

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — New ads funded by groups on both sides of the debate over expanding Medicaid appear to be narrowly aimed at one person: House Speaker William J. Howell. The focus on Howell underscores what is likely a pivotal role that he will play in deciding the outcome. The...

  • Taco Bell's ads star real-life Ronald McDonalds

    NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell is name-dropping an unlikely clown to promote its new breakfast menu — Ronald McDonald. The fast-food chain will begin airing ads Thursday that feature everyday men who happen to have the same name as the McDonald's mascot known for his bright red hair and yellow...

  • NRSC demands Louisiana stations pull ad trying to link Bill Cassidy to Koch brothers

    The National Republican Senatorial Committee will send a letter to 34 Louisiana network affiliates Thursday requesting that an attack ad produced by the pro-Democratic Senate Majority PAC be pulled from television, and threatening legal action if it isn't. The letter, penned by NRSC general...

  • Iowa Republican Senate candidate on big spenders in DC: 'Let's make 'em squeal'

    Joni Ernst, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Iowa, has a new ad on making big spenders "squeal" in Washington, D.C. Ernst's ad notes that she grew up castrating hogs on a farm in Iowa, so she'll know how to "cut pork" in Washington. The 30-second video calls for cutting wasteful...

  • Coca-Cola facing class action over advertising, labeling

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Coca-Cola is being sued in federal court over the advertising and labeling of its soft drinks. The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois after an Inverness, Ill., man claimed Coca-Cola deceptively...

  • Beer! New Kasich ad highlights pro-beer policies in Ohio

    A new ad for Ohio Gov. John Kasich features his pro-beer policies in Ohio that allowed a local brewery to thrive in his state. The ad features owners of the Mt. Carmel Brewing Company in Cincinnati, who explain that thanks to Kasich, they were able to open a tasting room at their location....

  • New Mark Begich ad features video of his late father

    As he faces a challenging re-election bid this year, one of the most potent weapons Sen. Mark Begich has is his name. Begich, D-Alaska, is the son of former Rep. Nick Begich, D-Alaska, who disappeared in a presumed plane crash in 1972 -- and who is still well-remembered in the state. In a...

  • Puerto Rico govt removes gum ad after complaints

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government has removed posters advertising a chewing gum after hundreds of people in the U.S. territory complained they were sexist. Officials with the island's Department of Transportation and Public Works said Wednesday that they took down the...



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