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February 8, 2016

Democratic Super PAC Airs First Ad in Florida Special Election

House Majority PAC, a super PAC dedicated to elected House Democrats, is up with its first ad in the highly competitive special election in Florida’s 13th District.

The ad attacks the Republican nominee, lobbyist David Jolly. It’s part of a $650,000 investment that House Majority PAC made in the race.

The spot, called “Privatize,” takes shots at Jolly’s lobbying career and his position on Social Security. The latter charge targets a crucial demographic to win the St. Petersburg-based district: voters over 65 years old.

The ad accuses Jolly of lobbying for “a special interest that wanted to privatize social security.” The ad’s graphics are not easily readable to show the specific “special interest,” but the spot’s narrator goes on to quote a letter from AARP that criticizes social security privatization.

Former state Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink is the Democratic nominee.

Election Day is March 11. The race is rated Tossup by Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.

  • radsenior

    Say “NO” to Jolly!

  • Al Bumen

    Like marxism, the “big idea” of today’s liberalism is the notion that a small group of academics and intellectuals are somehow magically entitled to consciously direct the future of mankind.

  • johnblack45john

    You basggers probably don’t even know the meaning of the word Marxism. Turn off Fox News and read a book. And what is your idea of the future? You and baggers like you are stuck in your 1920s time warp afraid of change and the future and want to drag the rest of the world down to your level. This is 2014 not 1926. You and people like you need to come into the 21st century with the rest of the world.

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