Republican super PACs ramp up spending in House races

Republican super PACs ramp up spending in House races

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By JAKE SHERMAN | 9/17/12 4:59 AM EDT

With 50 days and counting until Election Day, a pair of outside political groups supporting House Republicans is unleashing $7 million of TV ads in contested congressional districts.

A pair of related groups linked to House GOP leadership, the American Action Network and Congressional Leadership Fund, is launching a fresh $3 million advertising campaign targeting races in the Midwest, California and one in Texas.

This is on top of $4 million that the YG Action Fund ā€“ a super PAC associated with Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) ā€“ has on television in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Georgia and Massachusetts. Continue reading “Republican super PACs ramp up spending in House races”