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Campaign Negativity Is Nothing New

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While they may have a point about the magnitude of cash flowing into negative ads this time around, and while they may indeed have a point about the insidiousness of corporate money in American political campaigns, the nastiness itself is really nothing new.

In Defense of the Indefensible: The Value of Truthful Negative Ads

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Jonathan_Miller

Unless the declining trend of the daily newspaper is dramatically reversed so that journalists can adequately police political dialogue, truthful negative political ads can play a valuable educational role for inattentive voters.

Fiery Attacks Dominate 2010 Midterm Elections

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Name-calling is a winner this campaign season. By a landslide. In Illinois, dueling political wordsmiths long ago cast the Senate ...

Midterm Elections 2010: 5 Of The Harshest Negative Campaign Ads So Far (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Across the country, midterm election candidates are infusing the airwaves with negative ads at a rapid rate and the pace could lead the 2010 cycle to ...