Bloomberg Makes Initial Ad Buy in Florida
2020 Elections
Bloomberg Makes Initial Ad Buy in Florida

WASHINGTON — Michael Bloomberg is starting to put his money where his mouth is. Aides to the Democratic billionaire said Thursday that Bloomberg will spend $5.4 million on a weeklong TV ad campaign in Florida, part of his pledge to... Read More

Obama Asks TV Stations to Take Down Anti-Biden Ads Using His Voice
2020 Elections
Obama Asks TV Stations to Take Down Anti-Biden Ads Using His Voice

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former President Barack Obama asked TV stations Wednesday to stop airing ads featuring his voice over on-screen attacks on former Vice President Joe Biden. The ads, which aim to depress African American votes in Saturday’s South Carolina... Read More

Google, Facebook at Center of Escalating Political-Ad Tension
Social Media
Google, Facebook at Center of Escalating Political-Ad Tension

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. and Google were drawn into an escalating battle of wills Wednesday over the use of political advertising on social media. Trump campaign officials pressured Facebook to maintain its permissive political advertising rules, while Alphabet Inc.’s... Read More

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