9/11 Attacks Front and Center in Wisconsin Senate Race
Suddenly, the 9/11 attacks are the focus of one of the nation's closest Senate races.
Yesterday, former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson released a tough ad ad attacking Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin for voting against a bill "to honor the victims of 9/11." The ad cast her as having an "extreme, far-left approach."
The vote in question is a 2006 resolution commemorating the anniversary but also applauded the Patriot Act, which Baldwin opposed. Baldwin's camp defended her record on 9/11 and called the ad "desperate," "disgusting," and "dishonest."
And today, Baldwin's campaign struck back with a 9/11 ad of their own, defending her record and accusing Thompson of profiting off the attacks: