Fowler: In 5 Weeks Candidates Spend $200M on Ads

Wesleyan Media Project Co-Director Erika Franklin Fowler, assistant professor of government, was cited along with recent data produced by The Wesleyan Media Project on PBS’s News Hour in a story that discusses campaign spending. The Wesleyan Media Project recently reported that, between Sept 1. and Oct 10, 2010, nearly $200 million had been spent on U.S. House and Senate political ads by candidates, political parties and independent groups.