The political network backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch is planning to step up its advertising to unseat Democratic Sens. Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Joe Donnelly of Indiana, who are seen as vulnerable.
The NFL partnership has been strained since Papa John’s founder John Schnatter slammed the league in November, saying that declining ratings had hurt sales. He also said that Commissioner Roger Goodell mishandled the national anthem controversy.
Over the past 12 years, Todd Rokita has spent roughly $3 million in public money on media campaigns, mailers and other forms of mass communication, usually ramping up the spending before appearing on a ballot, a review found.