Published: Sun, October 28, 2018
Sport | By Joe Gonzales

Cruz Leads O'Rourke in Texas Race

Cruz Leads O'Rourke in Texas Race

The Democratic challenger to incumbent Sen. The group was reported to have spent $5.4 million on 6,024 ads.

Congressman Beto O'Rourke has broken fund-raising records in his challenge to Texas Senator Ted Cruz, but on a CNN townhall this new liberal "Wonder Boy" made comments that should doom his $60 million campaign and terminate his political future.

According to the Federal Election Commission, O'Rourke has the money to burn.

Facebook's "Ad Archive" catalogs ads about politics or "issues of national importance", who sponsored them, and how much those sponsors have spent since May.

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The memo theorizes that transgender people were "wrongfully" given civil rights under Title IX and Title VII anti-discrimination laws.

The Trump Make America Great Again Committee, a fundraising organization for President Donald Trump, was second during the period with spending of US$3.1 million. "This report will help you more easily find information such as the total number of ads and spend in the archive; searchable tables to find exact spend by advertiser; as well as top keywords searched". ExxonMobil has promoted a campaign supporting offshore drilling and urged a "no" vote on a Colorado ballot measure that would limit fracking.

Recently, Facebook said it had removed 68 pages and 43 accounts associated with a Brazilian marketing group, Raposo Fernandes Associados (RFA), for violating the social media network's misrepresentation and spam policies.

Overall, it's looking less and less like that Democrats will gain a majority in the Senate, writes Jennifer E. Duffy in the Cook Political Report, adding that it's now appears possible, "for the first time in months", that Republicans will gain a seat or two.

While the sums involved may seem large Facebook's ad revenue as a whole stands at $50bn a year, dwarfing the political contributions. The company has brought in new rules for political ad-buyers in light of the 2016 election campaign, when Russian operatives targeted Americans with political ads.

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