Take Two for November 5, 2012

Fact checking the multitude of campaign radio ads running this election cycle

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This composite image shows Barack Obama (L) and Mitt Romney. The Nov. 6, 2012 elections will decide who between Obama and Romney who will win to become the next president of the United States.

Campaign radio ads are expected to break records this election season.

Media analysts believe radio can be more influential late in the game than TV ads, because they fly largely under the radar of fact-checkers, they can be more easily tailored to specific demographics, and they are often the testing ground for edgier issues.

Take Two fact checks the latest radio spots with Politico reporter Josh Gerstein


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