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Obama campaign plans big time TV ads

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Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s campaign is gearing up for a multi-million dollar TV ad blitz just days before the general election. The Hollywood Reporter says the Obama campaign has brokered a deal with CBS, NBC, and is negotiating with the other networks as well.

The CBS deal is for a half-hour of primetime reportedly at a cost $961,000. NBC is selling the Obama campaign a half-hour for close to a million dollars as well.

No word yet on the content of this 30 minute mega-Obama ad. Also, there are rumblings that the campaign of Republican presidential candidate John McCain is at work on a final series of TV ads.

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