This up-to-date data, from a Republican media-buying source watching the race closely, illustrates just how little the candidates get from their biggest expense, TV ads. There is an exception to this: Negative television advertising did real damage to Rick Perry and to Newt Gingrich. But positive advertising seems to have made little dent.
- Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is dropping out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. He got 133 votes in New Hampshire.
- MLB issued its first-ever lifetime ban for performance enhancing drugs to New York Mets' Jenrry Mejia.
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