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Election 2012: How We'd Spend the Ad Dollars

At just under three weeks to go until election day, ad spending for the presidential campaigns of President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney had reached a staggering $807 million, with some predicting it could near $1 billion by the time ballots are finally cast on Nov. 6. With both candidates professing their strong support for families on the campaign trail and in this month’s debates, we wondered how that $807 million might have been spent instead.