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NBC’s Domenico Montanaro reports that campaigns have now surpassed half-a-billion dollars in political advertising. They are on pace to shatter presidential campaign spending records. A third of all money spent has come from outside groups, most of which has gone to benefit presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney.Aug.16.2012