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Where House Democrats are spending campaign cash

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • May 30, 2014 - 3:15 AM

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee began reserving advertising time with television stations across the country. Where and when the House Democrats' campaign arm is looking to spend money:

—$625,000 in Little Rock, Arkansas, broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 for the seat being vacated by Rep. Tim Griffin, a Republican.

—$2.2 million in Phoenix broadcast and cable ads from Sept. 2 to Oct. 6 to help first-term Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, a Democrat.

—$700,000 on Tucson, Arizona, broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 14 to Nov. 4 to help first-term Rep. Ron Barber, a Democrat.

—$1.3 million on Phoenix broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to help first-term Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat.

—$1.1 million on Sacramento, California, broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to challenge Rep. Jeff Denham, a second-term Republican.

—$500,000 for Sacramento cable ads from Sept. 9 to Oct. 20, and $1.2 million for Sacramento broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to help first-term Rep. Ami Bera, a Democrat.

—$150,000 on Bakersfield, California, Spanish-language broadcast and cable ads from Sept. 2-22, $200,000 for Bakersfield, California, broadcast ads from Sept. 9-22, $400,000 for Fresno, California, broadcast ads from Sept. 9-22, and $250,000 in Fresno Spanish-language broadcast and cable ads to challenge first-term Rep. David Valadao, a Republican.

—$950,000 on Los Angeles cable ads from Sept. 23 to Nov. 4 to help first-term Rep. Julia Brownley, a Democrat.

—$625,000 on Los Angeles cable ads from Sept. 23 to Nov. 4 for the seat being vacated by Rep. Gary Miller, a Republican.

—$1.4 million on San Diego broadcast and cable ads from Sept. 19 to Oct. 13 to help first-term Rep. Scott Peters, a Democrat.

—$1.4 million on Denver broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to challenge Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican.

—$90,000 on New York City cable ads from Sept. 23 to Nov. 4, and $670,000 on Hartford, Connecticut, broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 24 to Nov. 4 to help first-term Rep. Elizabeth Esty, a Connecticut Democrat.

—$400,000 on Tallahassee, Florida, broadcast and cable ads from Sept. 30 to Oct. 20, and $385,000 on Panama City, Florida, broadcast and cable ads to challenge Rep. Steve Southerland, a second-term Republican.

—$970,000 on Miami Spanish-language broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to help first-term Rep. Joe Garcia, a Democrat.

—$490,000 on Augusta, Georgia, broadcast and cable ads from Sept. 2 to Oct. 6, and $670,000 on Savannah, Georgia, broadcast ads from Sept. 9 to Oct. 6 to help Rep. John Barrow, a Democrat.

—$1.3 million on Des Moines, Iowa, broadcast ads from Sept. 5 to Oct. 20 for the seat being vacated by Rep. Tom Latham, a Republican.

—$440,000 on Des Moines, Iowa, broadcast ads and $230,000 for Sioux City, Iowa, broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to challenge Rep. Steve King, a Republican.

—$800,000 for Chicago broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 21-27 to help first-term Rep. Brad Schneider, a Democrat.

—$940,000 for St. Louis broadcast ads from Sept. 12-29, and $940,000 on St. Louis broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to help first-term Rep. Bill Enyart, an Illinois Democrat.

—$670,000 for Champaign, Illinois, broadcast and cable ads from Sept. 30 to Oct. 20, and $940,000 for St. Louis broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to challenge first-term Rep. Rodney Davis, an Illinois Republican.

—$460,000 on Boston-Manchester, New Hampshire, cable ads from Oct. 7 to Nov. 4, and $965,000 on Boston-Manchester broadcast ads from Oct. 28 to Nov. 4 to help Rep. John Tierney, a Democrat.

—$450,000 on Traverse City, Michigan, broadcast ads from Sept. 2-22, and $490,000 on Traverse City broadcast ads from Oct. 14 to Nov. 4 to challenge Rep. Dan Benishek, a Republican.

—$290,000 for Lansing, Michigan, broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to challenge Rep. Tim Walberg, a Republican, and in the race to replace retiring Rep. Mike Rogers, a Republican.

—$850,000 for Detroit broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to challenge Walberg and first-term Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, a Republican.

—$1.5 million on Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 14 to Nov. 4 to help Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat.

—$1.1 million on Minneapolis-St. Paul broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 7-20 to help Rep. Rick Nolan, a Democrat.

—$650,000 on Manchester, New Hampshire, broadcast ads, $1.7 million on Boston-Manchester broadcast ads and $200,000 on Boston-Manchester cable ads from Oct. 7-20 to help Democratic Reps. Carol Shea-Porter and Ann McLane Kuster.

—$650,000 on Philadelphia cable ads and $640,000 on New York City cable ads from Aug. 12 to Nov. 4 for the seat being vacated by Rep. Jon Runyan, a Republican.

—$1.4 million on New York City cable ads from Sept. 9 to Oct. 20 to help Rep. Tim Bishop, a Democrat.

—$950,000 on New York City cable ads from Aug. 12 to Oct. 13 to challenge Rep. Michael Grimm, a Republican.

—$480,000 on Albany, New York, broadcast and cable ads, $200,000 on Burlington, Vermont, and Plattsburgh, New York, broadcast ads and $140,000 for Watertown broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 in the race for the seat being vacated by Rep. Bill Owens, a New York Republican.

—$300,000 on Buffalo, New York, broadcast ads and $165,000 on Elmira, New York, broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 against Rep. Tom Reed, a Republican.

—$1.9 million on Philadelphia broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 in the race for the seat being vacated by Rep. Jim Gerlach, a Republican, and against Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, a Republican.

—$940,000 on San Antonio broadcast ads from Sept. 23 to Oct. 13 to help first-term Rep. Pete Gallego, a Democrat.

—$2.8 million on Washington, D.C., broadcast and cable ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 in the race for the seat being vacated by Rep. Frank Wolf, a Republican from Northern Virginia.

—$300,000 on Bluefield-Beckley, West Virginia, broadcast ads from Sept. 2-22, $200,000 on Bluefield-Beckley broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4, $435,000 on Charleston-Huntington, West Virginia, broadcast ads from Sept. 2-22, $290,000 on Charleston-Huntington broadcast ads from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4 to help Rep. Nick Rahall, a Democrat.

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