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13 Stock Images From Political Ads And Where You've Seen Them Before

If you think you've seen these images in campaign ads before, it's because you probably have.

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2. Obama Ad "Fees"

The Obama campaign ad hitting Romney for fee increases as governor is used as a logo for churches, charity groups, law firms and even a right-wing group, among others.


6. Romney Ad "Reapply Them"

This boy waving a flag in a Romney campaign ad seems to be a standard. The same stock video is used in a Freedom Works ad for Ted Cruz and a Citizens For The Republic ad. BuzzFeed happened to also used the image in a fake ad for Newt Gingrich back in March.


9. Obama Ad "Facts"

The elderly women used in the Obama campaign ad "Facts" is also used for a medical billing company, law firm, and home care service.

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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