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February 11, 2016

Super PAC Targets Two Freshman Democrats With Small Buy

Congressional Leadership Fund, a center-right super PAC, released its first television advertisements of the 2014 cycle on Friday.

The buy is very small — only “four figures,” according to an aide with the super PAC.

Versions of the spot will air in New York and Florida, criticizing Democratic Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney in New York’s 18th District and Joe Garcia in Florida’s 26th District.

The Maloney version:

The Garcia version:

The spot targets women on financial issues one day after the House approved a fiscal 2014 plan from Budget Chairman Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis. In the ad, a mother is forced to make tough decisions to meet her family’s household expenses and a narrator argues that government ought to do the same.

  • Mike Bievenouer

    Balancing the budget is a good thing, and I think we owe it to our children to do so. However, lets do it by closing loopholes for corporations that make a profit. Here are two books worth reading: “The Great American jobs Scam Corporate Tax Dodging and the Myth of Job Creation” by Greg Leroy. And: “The Great American Stickup How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street.” by Robert Scheer.

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