07/28/2014 09:23 am ET Updated Jul 28, 2014

Outside Money Drives A Deluge Of Political Ads - NYTimes.com

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WASHINGTON — An explosion of spending on political advertising on television — set to break $2 billion in congressional races, with overall spots up nearly 70 percent since the 2010 midterm election — is accelerating the rise of moneyed interests and wresting control from the candidates’ own efforts to reach voters.

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