Research!America has a new message all too familiar to election-weary lawmakers and staffers this week: politics can be deadly.
In a new ad campaign launching next Monday, the non-profit advocacy group warns that "Washington politics just might kill you." Their spot emphasizes the importance of funding biomedical and health research to find cures for disease. The group has been raising the alarm over potential sequestration cuts to the National Institutes of Health.
The ad buy, which will run in National Journal, National Journal Daily, The Hill, Politico, Roll Call CQ Today and CQ Weekly, will also go up in Metro stations on the Red, Blue and Orange lines next week. It launches in conjunction with the group's "We Need Cures, Not Cuts" advocacy week in Washington, with a long list of supporters including American Diabetes Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, American Heart Association.
Take a look at the ad after the jump.