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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Millions of dollars fuel onslaught of campaign TV ads in Florida

The onslaught has begun.

Millions of dollars in political ads are flooding Florida TV, including two new spots Wednesday by President Barack Obama's campaign and an anti-Obama ad from a super PAC, the new breed of political action committee powered by unrestricted donations.

The volleys come after several weeks of building intensity and set the table for a congested summer and fall in the country's largest swing state.

"Not only will it be incomparable, it's uncharted territory for everybody," said Florida Republican strategist Adam Goodman, who is concerned about finding air space for legislative and congressional races. "Your stuff is going to have to be pretty damn good to break through that clutter." (story here)

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 9:28pm]


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