Ads in U.S. Senate contests turn nasty

By Dave Levinthal

More than seven in 10 U.S. Senate-focused television ads last week attacked or criticized a political candidate.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Colorado":

"… h more than 3,500 U.S. Senate-focused attack ads splashed across Arkansas, Colorado, Kentucky, Louisiana and North Carolina. The National Republican Senatoria …"

"… ee produced about 1,900 demonstrably nasty ads targeting Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa or North Carolina. But Senate election ugliness smacked Kansas hard …"

South Dakota campaign funds move sideways

By Denise Ross

Campaign funds move sideways, effectively skirting individual giving limits

Excerpts from this story referencing "Mike Rounds":

"… undMost notably, former GOP governor and likely 2014 U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds moved $50,000 from his still-open governor's candidate campaign fund to a …"