Bloomberg Really Doesn’t Want Trump Taking Over the Super Bowl

Former New York mayor's campaign buys up Google search ads

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Michael Bloomberg's campaign is looking to dominate advertising on Google. Sources: Google, Getty Images

While the field of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination remains crowded, the Super Bowl has become a contest between Michael Bloomberg and President Donald Trump. Both have huge budgets to spend on political ads and each has purchased 60 seconds of advertising during the game.

@SaraJerde Sara Jerde is publishing editor at Adweek, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 election.