By the Numbers: Trump and Biden’s battle for the airwaves

Joe Biden and the Democrats are now beating President Donald Trump in TV advertising and fundraising as Election Day approaches.
1:33 | 09/17/20

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Transcript for By the Numbers: Trump and Biden’s battle for the airwaves
If you believe in a battleground state and you like to watch TV you feel inundated with political ads with just seven weeks until Election Day we take a look at the battle for the airwaves. And how Joseph Biden in the Democrats have recently stepped up their game. By the numbers the child campaign a Republican groups from about eighty million dollars to air 161744. TV ads from may through July. In contrast Biden's campaign and democratic groups spent about half as much about. 44 million dollar stairs 66975. Ads during that same time period. But trust is lost his edge in TV advertising Republicans aired 107816. Ads for about. 71 and a half million dollars in August and half of September. While Democrats air 183341. Ads for an estimated 107 million dollars during that time. For most of the year trumpeting RNC comfortably out raised died in in the DMZ but that's fundraising gap. Has now closed in August Biden and the Democrats raised a record 365. Million dollars compared to. 210 million raised by the triumphant Republicans. And Pennsylvania State that could decide the election. Democrats care of 30882. TV spots in August and part of September. Republicans aired about half that we 151702. Spots. But in the digital space for trump likes to inhabit. President keeps his edge his campaign spent 67 million dollars on FaceBook and Google ads while Biden spent about 46 million in August and part of September.

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