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PACs fill cash gap for GOP candidates

Target the South with ad spending

The political action committees known as super PACs are stepping forward to bear most of the cost of GOP candidates’ advertising as the campaign shifts to the South - reflecting the toll the long, grueling contest is taking on their treasuries.

The super PAC allied with Mitt Romney has already begun buying ads in Alabama and Mississippi, which have primaries Tuesday, as well as in Illinois and Louisiana, where voting does not take place until later this month.

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