Georgia runoff: Negative attack ads dominate airwaves a week out from race between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker

Georgia runoff: Negative attack ads dominate airwaves a week out from race between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker

CNN — Waves of bitter attack ads are dominating Georgia’s airwaves as the runoff between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker enters its final week. Even with control of the Senate already secured, the stakes are high as Democrats seek to secure a majority outright instead of the power-sharing agreement currently in place. … Read more

Is Donald Trump going to sink Herschel Walker?

Is Donald Trump going to sink Herschel Walker?

CNN — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock launched an ad on Thursday that, at first, might confuse you. The ad opens on Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential announcement earlier this week – and specifically his support for Warnock’s Republican opponent in the Georgia Senate runoff, Herschel Walker. “We must all work very hard for a gentleman and … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is buying an ad package on Elon Musk’s Twitter

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is buying an ad package on Elon Musk’s Twitter

CNN — While a number of major brands have announced advertising pauses on Twitter in the wake of Elon Musk’s acquisition, the platform has scored a new ad buy from one notable billion-dollar business: Musk’s SpaceX. Musk confirmed on Twitter Monday that his aerospace company, SpaceX, bought a package to advertise its Starlink internet service … Read more

Democratic super PAC to put millions behind new Georgia runoff ad as both parties turn focus to key contest

Democratic super PAC to put millions behind new Georgia runoff ad as both parties turn focus to key contest

CNN — A top Democratic super PAC will begin airing a new ad attacking Republican Herschel Walker’s character on Saturday, as both parties turn their focus to a Georgia Senate runoff that may end up determining control of the Senate. First provided to CNN, the ad, titled “Shown Us” from Georgia Honor – a group … Read more

Liz Cheney’s PAC airs ad urging Arizona voters to reject GOP candidates Kari Lake and Mark Finchem

Liz Cheney’s PAC airs ad urging Arizona voters to reject GOP candidates Kari Lake and Mark Finchem

CNN — Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney is putting money behind her vow to do everything she can to prevent election deniers from winning in November, as her political action committee announced Friday that it is spending $500,000 on an ad urging Arizona voters to reject GOP gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake and Republican Secretary of State … Read more

Google’s earnings are a ‘bad omen’ for digital ad industry

Google’s earnings are a ‘bad omen’ for digital ad industry

New York CNN Business — Winter is here. Google-parent Alphabet, the titan of the digital advertising industry, stumbled on Tuesday, reporting weaker-than-expected earnings for Q3 and signaling that even the most deep-rooted businesses in the sector are having trouble navigating the arduous terrain before them. A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable … Read more

Obama reads for the campaign trail by hitting the airwaves across country

Obama reads for the campaign trail by hitting the airwaves across country

A series of top Democratic campaigns across the country have released ads with the same surrogate this week: Former President Barack Obama. Ahead of a more forceful return to the campaign trail next week, with trips to four battleground states, the former President has appeared in a range of television, radio and digital ads for … Read more

McConnell-aligned super PAC is largest TV and digital advertiser in most competitive Senate races

McConnell-aligned super PAC is largest TV and digital advertiser in most competitive Senate races

CNN — After being outspent by Democrats all summer, supporters of Republican candidates in the 10 most competitive Senate races have dumped more than $365 million on TV and digital ads since the beginning of September to catch up. That financial gap is being filled by the Senate Leadership Fund, a super PAC affiliated with … Read more

Premarket stocks: A ‘tectonic shift’ in global wealth that will take years to recover from

Premarket stocks: A ‘tectonic shift’ in global wealth that will take years to recover from

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. New York CNN Business — Markets plunged on Thursday morning after red-hot inflation data raised fears on … Read more

Republicans largely stay away from abortion issue in their ads. But not all of them.

Republicans largely stay away from abortion issue in their ads.  But not all of them.

CNN — Not many Republican candidates want to talk about abortion in their campaigns, especially in their costly paid television or digital ads. But the few who are taking on the issue are doing so with a familiar message: We aren’t the extremists, Democrats are. It’s a theme playing out across the country, from gubernatorial … Read more