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FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski

When the FCC passed a rule earlier this year to require TV stations to post political ad buying information online, public interest groups welcomed the policy as a means to get an unprecedented look at how billions of campaign dollars flow around the country. Read more»

A bill ordering that no funds to be used to implement the disclosure rule on political ads passed the subcommittee Wednesday. Read more»

The Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 this morning to require broadcasters to post political ad data on the Web, making it easier for the public to see how as much as $3.2 billion will be spent on TV advertising in this election. Read more»

With the Federal Communications Commission set to vote Friday on whether to require broadcasters to post political ad data online, the industry has been scrambling to water down the proposed rule. Read more»

A chart in Crossroads GPS' ad overstates the rise in unemployment under Obama.

A conservative group's ad makes the rise in unemployment under President Obama appear worse than it actually is. And in a counter-attack ad, a liberal group offers its spin on GOP economic plans. (with video) Read more»

This campaign season, "bailout" is a dirty — and often misused — word. Those who abuse the word "bailout" aren't appealing to logic, or trying to describe what they oppose accurately. They are seeking to trigger a gut response in an audience inclined to recoil instinctively at the word, and hoping nobody stops to think or ask questions. Read more»