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.
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- Russia won't be banned from the Rio Olympics but its athletes need to pass new anti-doping tests to compete, the IOC ruled.
- ISIS has claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed at least 80 people in Afghanistan Saturday.