This just in....There are A LOT of political ads on TV right now in our state. In fact, more ads ran on Iowa's Senate race this past week than any other U.S. Senate race in the country! It is the tone of the ads - what they are saying as opposed to what they are not saying - that is different, too.
Channel 13's Dave Price talks to Dianne Bystrom, Director at the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women & Politics at Iowa State University in this segment. She watches way too many of these ads, and she tells Price some of the interesting messages she has found in the ads, and whether they are effective in convincing Iowans to back a candidate.
For part 3, click here.