An Associated Press report says that relaxed rules on campaign contributions -- the U.S. Supreme Court's decision opening the door to corporate giving and the ability to conceal contributions through non-profit advocacy groups -- have fueled a huge difference between Republican and Democratic campaign expenditures.
According to the report:
Just five weeks from midterm elections, groups allied with the Republican Party and financed in part by corporations and millionaires have amassed a crushing 6-1 advantage in television spending, and now are dominating the airwaves in closely contested districts and states across the country.
The full story can be found on Ohio.com
A story by the Ohio Newspapers Organization examined television buys in the Buckeye State.