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We didn't have the most vile Senate race after all

As bad as the Sen. Thad Cochran-Chris McDaniel race seems, there were nastier campaigns.

Nation of Change said that in 34 states with Senate races more than 1 million TV ads ran, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of data from Kantar Media/CMAG, an advertising tracking firm.

It found almost half ‑ 46 percent - were attack ads and many more weren't exactly negative because they had at least some positive messages.

Mississippi finished 14th in this sweepstakes of infamy with 46 percent of the ads in this cycle considered attack ads.

The Top 10: North Carolina, 67 percent;  Kansas, 58 percent; Iowa, 57 percent; Colorado, 57 percent; Michigan, 57 percent; Kentucky, 52 percent; Louisiana, 49 percent; Arkansas, 48 percent; New Hampshire, 48 percent; and Alaska, 48 percent.

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