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Where Is the Money Going?

Most of the cash raised for super PACs have gone toward attack ads. According to recent reports, super PACs spent more than $9 million in advertising in South Carolina, which votes Jan. 21. Restore Our Future, the super PAC backing GOP contender Mitt Romney, recently bought $3.4 million in TV ads in Florida, which votes Jan. 31, the Washington Examiner reports.

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