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Bush and Rubio spending gobs of money on TV ads in Iowa



Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio continue to spend the most money on TV ads of any candidates running for president -- a combined $27 million alone in Iowa.

NBC News, which tracks spending, reports $70 million has been unleashed in Iowa before Monday's showdown.

·        Team Bush: $14.9 million (all from the Right to Rise Super PAC)

·        Team Rubio: $11.8 million ($4.6 million from campaign, $4.7 million from Super PAC, $2.5million from 501c4

·        Team Clinton: $9.4 million (all but $50K from campaign)

·        Team Sanders: $7.4 million (all from campaign)

·        Team Cruz: $6.0 million ($2.2 million from campaign, rest from outside groups)

·        Team Trump: $3.3 million (all from campaign)

·        Team Carson: $3.5 million ($3.2 million from campaign, $300K from Super PAC)

·        Team Jindal: $3.3 million

·        Team Huckabee: $2 million (all from Super PAC)

·        Team Paul: $1.1 million

·        Team Walker: $1 million

·        Team Perry: $814,000

·        Team O’Malley: $219,000 (all from Super PAC)

·        Team Santorum: $3,000 (all from campaign)

[Last modified: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 1:33pm]


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