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Plus, the States and Markets the Trump Campaign Is Targeting Most Heavily
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, a master of free publicity, didn't start running general-election presidential campaign ads until Aug. 19, roughly two months after his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton. From mid-June through Aug. 23, Sec. Clinton has outspent Mr. Trump $68 million to $1.7 million, according to estimates from ad tracker Kantar Media/CMAG.
Here are some data snapshots about Mr. Trump's initial burst of broadcast TV advertising: