Analysis: Trump campaign has spent $0 on television advertising
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Less than 100 days before the general election, Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats slide in battle for Senate Trump believes Kushner relationship with Saudi crown prince a liability: report Christine Blasey Ford to be honored by Palo Alto City Council MORE has still not spent a dime on television advertising, even as Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO'Rourke's rise raises hopes for Texas Dems down ballot Gabbard considering 2020 run: report Claiming 'spousal privilege' to stonewall Congress MORE floods the airwaves with tens of millions of dollars in ad spending.

According to an analysis by NBC News, the Democratic presidential nominee's campaign has spent $52 million on television ads, many of which have been concentrated in the battleground states that will be critical in determining the outcome of the election. 

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The Trump campaign, by comparison, has spent zero dollars. 

Even the two third-party presidential candidates, Green Party nominee Jill Stein and Libertarian Party nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonThird-party voters made it difficult to predict 2016, says pollster A Senator Gary Johnson could be good not just for Libertarians, but for the Senate too Clinton would beat Trump in landslide in 2016 re-run, says Hill.TV poll MORE, have outspent Trump, the GOP nominee. Stein’s campaign has spent $189,000, while Johnson’s campaign has spent $15,000. 

When outside groups are factored in, Clinton's advantage over Trump grows to $91 million to $8.2 million in TV ad spending. 

The largest pro-Clinton super-PAC, Priorities USA, has spent $37 million.  

Meanwhile, the largest pro-Trump super-PAC, Rebuilding America Now, has spent $5 million. The National Rifle Association has spent $3.2 million in TV advertising for Trump. 

The Trump campaign did not respond to a request for comment. 

His campaign has released several ads but has only pushed them on social media so far. 

It's not for lack of money — the Trump campaign raised $80 million in July and finished the month with $37 million on hand.

A report in National Journal released Monday found that the campaign has requested ad rates in 17 states, taking the first step in what could be an expanded presence on the airwaves.