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Bloomberg’s Biggest Advantage in Virginia Is How Much the NRA Hates Him (Mother Jones)

Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, thinks Bloomberg’s unique reputation in the state could certainly help him on Tuesday, but maintains that the state is still up for grabs. “What [Bloomberg] has done historically in Virginia, in terms of supporting candidates who favored gun control, has built up some IOUs among Virginia Democrats,” he says.

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Republicans Advertise on General Hospital; Democrats Advertise on the Tonight Show (WVTF)

wvtfStephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington says that’s nothing compared to 2008 and 2012.

“And so what you have during the last two election cycles I think really created kind of a harvest time for television networks. Lots of money coming in and they just had to rake it up.”

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