The re-election campaign for President Obama has opened up its coffers and is spending heavily on television advertising, Politico.com reports. The Obama campaign spent almost $14 million on a new multi-week wave of TV ads, according to the story.
For the period of June 12-July 2, the campaign is targeting media markets in Ohio ($3.6 million), Florida ($2.3 million), North Carolina ($1.7 million), Virginia ($1.3 million), Iowa ($1.1 million), Nevada ($1.1 million), Colorado ($1 million), Pennsylvania ($852,000) and New Hampshire ($800,000).
It’s expected that those figures will grow as the summer progresses. In all, about $13.7 million has been spent by the campaign so far in June, the story reports.