Today's Influence Ads: Aerospace Industries Warn Against Sequestration
The Aerospace Industries Association put human faces on the "political games" afoot in Washington in a new ad Monday, reminding negotiators that sequestration would jeopardize national security with a chess-themed ad.
The AARP also weighed in on negotiations, defending the current cost of living adjustments for Social Security and Veterans Administration benefits.
In other new ads, the Drug Policy Alliance pushed for the end to the federal prohibition of marijuana, Lockheed Martin honored the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, for his contributions to soldiers and national and global security, and the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems called for parity in the availability of behavioral health care.
Those with returning ads, per Kantar Media's Washington Eye, include the American Healthcare Association, the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, BASF Corporation, BP, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, the Council of Fashion Designers, Global Security Newswire, Goldman Sachs and the National Association of Realtors.