The Los Angeles Times reports on a survey by Kantar Media about advertising purchases since 2008.
Los Angeles Times: Anti-'Obamacare' Ad Campaigns Outspend Supporters 3-To-1
With anticipation building for the Supreme Court decision on President Obama's healthcare reform law, a survey has found that advertising purchases opposed to the law more than tripled those in support of it, $250 million to $76 million (Little, 6/18).
The Associated Press/San Jose Mercury News: Obama Campaign Launches New Ad Targeting Hispanics
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is running new Spanish-language television ads touting the benefits of Obama's health care overhaul for Hispanic voters. The ads feature Cristina Saralegui (Sara-LEH-gee), a popular Spanish-language television personality who endorsed Obama this week (6/19).
Meanwhile, some outlets focuses on high profile congressional races.
USA Today: Maine Candidate: Don't Assume Party Affiliation
The intrigue has put (Independent Senate candidate Angus) King in the national spotlight because Maine is a critical state for Democrats in their fight to maintain their majority. ... The Democratic campaign operation has not endorsed the party's nominee, state Rep. Cynthia Dill, and has remained silent on King's campaign. King's record is a leading indicator that he would align with Democrats. For instance, he supports Obama's health care law and said he would have voted for it (Davis, 6/19).
The New York Times: 2 Legislators On Tough Turf Try Delicate Run Down The Middle
(Rep. Robert Dold) is one of a handful of Republican lawmakers who refer to the health care law by its given name — the Affordable Care Act — rather than by the pejorative name Obamacare, and he uses the word "independent" rather than "Republican" to describe his politics on the campaign trail [in Illinois]. … [In Utah, Democratic Rep. Jim] Matheson has a similar tack, saying that [Republican challenger Mia] Love is more in step with House Republicans than with independent-minded Utah voters (Steinhauer, 6/18).