Senate Confirms Anna Gomez—Fully Staffing Biden’s FCC for the First Time

The Senate confirmed Anna Gomez to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), filling the fifth and final seat for the first time since the election of President Joe Biden. The Senate voted to advance her nomination, 55-43. After more than two and a half years of gridlock, Gomez will end the commission’s partisan split by becoming the third Democrat on the panel.

2024 Primary Election Dates

So far, 23 states have confirmed the dates for their 2024 presidential preference primaries through the release of an official election calendar, candidate filing instructions, or an announcement from a state political party.

DeSantis’ Disastrous Twitter Launch Proves Traditional TV Ain’t Dead Yet

Pundits have warned of the death of “traditional TV” (aka cable, broadcast and satellite) for years. And yet, when it comes to live, nothing beats broadcast, as was proven by a disastrous Twitter experience when Florida Governor Ron DeSantis tried to break with tradition and announce his candidacy for President.

Campaign 2024 Ad Spend Is Already Surging

AdImpact calculates $307.61 million has been spent in the 2024 election cycle so far. That is 152% more than the $121.77 million that was spent up until this point during the 2020 election cycle.

2022 Political Ad Spend Revised Down 7.5%

The final count is in, and ad spending for the U.S. 2022 elections came in 7.5% lower than originally forecast, according to final estimates from competitive ad intelligence firm AdImpact.