Politics & Government

November 11, 2008

Dole's mistake: 'Godless' ad drove donors, voters to Hagan

U.S. Sen.-elect Kay Hagan got 3,600 contributions within 48 hours of Sen. Elizabeth Dole's airing of a controversial ad that centered on Hagan's attendance at a fund-raiser at the Boston home of someone active in the atheist community. Analysis of voting patterns show she also picked up a big percentage of votes on Election Day, largely becasue of the ad.

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