January 17th, 2012
06:50 PM ET
(CNN) - President Barack Obama's re-election team is taking the first initial steps towards launching campaign commercials.
The Obama re-election team is requesting rates for potentially large ad buys in key states, a Democratic source confirms to CNN. The source adds that "no decision's been made yet."
Another source familiar with the request says the Obama campaign has inquired about commercial rates in the following states: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.
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