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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 02:27 PM

How TYT Could Have Saved Conservatives $86 Million



"Remarkable for its last-minute surge of contributions, the U.S. presidential election witnessed unprecedented sums of cash boosting two men in their quest for the White House. It was a cost that surpassed $2 billion and sometimes came with the cloak of anonymity for billionaire donors. The election was the first in which "super" political action committees spent hundreds of millions on television ads, especially those supporting GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Super PACs, like those helping President Barack Obama, benefited from deep wells of money from wealthy donors and corporations."*

The Romney campaign lost, but they think they've won, at least financially. The campaign raised $86 million that donors perhaps would have donated toward the senate races. Maybe that's what they should have done to serve their interests. Cenk Uygur explains how listening to him would have saved Romney donors millions.

*Read more from Jack Gillum and Stephen Braun/ Huffington Post

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