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September 19, 2014

2 New Ads Drop in Florida Special

The two House campaign committees released TV ads Friday, each attacking the opposition nominee in the special election race for Florida’s 13th District.

In the competitive March 11 special to replace the late Rep. C.W. Bill Young, R-Fla., both parties have made six-figure TV airtime buys. Advertising is likely to flood the district over the next month and the ads released Friday are just the latest forays from the two committees.

The National Republican Congressional Committee’s ad slams Democrat Alex Sink for air travel during her tenure as the state’s chief financial officer.

Later in the day, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee targeted GOP nominee David Jolly for his career as a lobbyist.

The race is rated a Tossup by Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.

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