Campaign advertising

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
September 15, 2018 - 3:14 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's public safety commissioner disclosed Saturday that state police will no longer buy Nike products, saying the athletic apparel maker is unpatriotic and fails to support those in uniform. "As commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, I will not support...
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This combination of March 20, 2018, file photos shows Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, left, and J.B. Pritzker, his Democratic challenger in the November election. Rauner's campaign has hit the Illinois airwaves with a new claim that Pritzker wants to tax drivers for the mileage they log by using a tracking device. It's the latest in a string of Rauner ads that accuse Pritzker of harboring plans to raise taxes. Rauner and Pritzker are two well-known, wealthy men locked in an over-the-top spending campaign for the governor's seat. (AP Photo/File)
September 14, 2018 - 12:54 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's campaign has hit the Illinois airwaves with a new claim that Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker wants to tax drivers for the mileage they log by using a tracking device. It's the latest in a string of Rauner ads that accuse Pritzker of harboring plans...
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A work truck drives on Hwy 24 as the wind from Hurricane Florence blows palm trees in Swansboro N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
September 13, 2018 - 9:20 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 10:15 p.m. A North Carolina TV news station has evacuated its building due to rising waters from Hurricane Florence. New Bern's WCTI-TV NewsChannel 12 posted on Facebook on Thursday night that employees had to abandon the...
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September 13, 2018 - 7:37 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An advertising and media firm to which Ohio gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray's agency gave government work while he was a federal official now is doing political work for him. Records reviewed by The Associated Press show Washington-based GMMB recently has been making...
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Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro grimaces right after being stabbed in the stomach during a campaign rally in Juiz de Fora, Brazil, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Bolsonaro, a leading presidential candidate in Brazil, was stabbed during the campaign event, though officials and his son said the injury is not life-threatening. (AP Photo/Raysa Leite)
September 06, 2018 - 11:02 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The wounding of a leading Brazilian presidential candidate has the potential to reshape the election contest after dramatically exposing the deep polarization in Latin America's largest nation. Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro, a former army captain who has promised to...
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Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro grimaces right after being stabbed in the stomach during a campaign rally in Juiz de Fora, Brazil, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Bolsonaro, a leading presidential candidate in Brazil, was stabbed during the campaign event, though officials and his son said the injury is not life-threatening. (AP Photo/Raysa Leite)
September 06, 2018 - 6:49 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Jair Bolsonaro, a leading Brazilian presidential candidate whose heated rhetoric has electrified some voters and angered others in a deeply polarized electorate, was stabbed during a campaign event Thursday and was undergoing surgery. Officials and his son said the far-right...
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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter leaves an arraignment hearing in San Diego, after he and his wife, Margaret, pleaded not-guilty to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses. Just days after Hunter was indicted by a federal grand jury, his Democratic opponent is trying to make him pay a political price. Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar's campaign will begin airing a 30-second TV ad Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, that calls the congressman an embarrassment to the Southern California district. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
August 29, 2018 - 11:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just days after Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter was indicted by a federal grand jury, his Democratic opponent is trying to make him pay a political price. Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar's campaign said it will begin airing a 30-second TV ad Thursday that calls the congressman an...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 photo, Amanda Cahill of the American Heart Association speaks to a rally in support of a ballot initiative to raise Montana's tobacco taxes in Helena, Mont. Cahill says the tobacco industry is attempting to deceive voters about the measure as an industry-funded group launches a massive ad blitz against the initiative. (AP Photo/Matt Volz)
August 24, 2018 - 3:25 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A group funded by the tobacco industry has launched a massive ad blitz against a ballot initiative to fund Montana's Medicaid expansion program and other health programs by raising the cigarette tax by $2 per pack and taxing vaping products for the first time. Montanans Against...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018 file photo, Iowa Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred Hubbell speaks during an Iowa Primary night rally with supporters in Des Moines, Iowa. Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds campaign launched an ad critical of Hubbell's management of a once-popular Iowa department store chain called Younkers. In Reynold's TV ad, launched last month, multiple narrators talk about the impact Younkers store closures had on three different Iowa cities. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall File)
August 23, 2018 - 4:08 pm
Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds campaign launched an ad critical of Democratic opponent Fred Hubbell's management of a once-popular Iowa department store chain called Younkers. Hubbell is a wealthy businessman who hails from one of the state's best-known families. He's hoping to unseat Reynolds, who...
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In this Jan. 31, 2014 photo, David Pecker, Chairman and CEO of American Media, addresses those attending the Shape & Men's Fitness Super Bowl Party in New York. The Aug. 21, 2018 plea deal reached by Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has laid bare a relationship between the president and Pecker, whose company publishes the National Enquirer. Besides detailing tabloid's involvement in payoffs to porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal to keep quiet about alleged affairs with Trump, court papers showed how David Pecker, a longtime friend of the president, offered to help Trump stave off negative stories during the 2016 campaign. (Marion Curtis via AP)
August 23, 2018 - 7:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The plea deal reached by Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has laid bare a relationship between the president and the publisher of the National Enquirer that goes well beyond the tabloid's screaming headlines. Besides detailing the tabloid's involvement in payoffs to porn...
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