3-to-2 — The margin by which nonprofit groups outspent super PACs in 2010, according to CRP. The majority of all interest group ads (those not run by candidates or parties) this year have come from political nonprofits, Erika Fowler of the Wesleyan Media Project said at a National Press Club panel Wednesday.
$71 million — Amount spent on presidential TV ads by Crossroads GPS and Americans for Prosperity as of August 4, more than all super PACs combined, according to an analysis by ProPublica.
$108.8 million — The amount Crossroads GPS has spent the 2012 election so far, according to a Sunlight Foundation estimate.
$65 million — The amount Americans for Prosperity has spent, according to Sunlight. That is less than half of what it has disclosed in FEC filings.
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