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DCCC Launches Web Ads Against Nine Republicans

The ads have a Fourth of July theme.

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Jack Fitzpatrick
July 2, 2015, 6:49 a.m.

The Demo­crat­ic Con­gres­sion­al Cam­paign Com­mit­tee is post­ing Web ads that say, “It’s time for Tom Ma­cAr­thur (R-NJ 03) to de­clare in­de­pend­ence from his re­cord of short­chan­ging his em­ploy­ees.” The ad is re­fer­ring to law­suits against Ma­cAr­thur’s former com­pany over with­held over­time pay. The law­suits came after Ma­cAr­thur left the com­pany. (Politick­erNJ)

The DCCC has sim­il­ar Web ads cri­ti­ciz­ing Rep. Dan Ben­ishek’s (R-MI 01) “in­de­pend­ence” from his term lim­its pledge, Rep. Will Hurd’s (R-TX 23) in­de­pend­ence from the House Small Busi­ness Com­mit­tee, Rep. Cresent Hardy’s (R-NV 04) in­de­pend­ence from ranch­er Cliven Bundy, Reps. Dav­id Valadao’s (R-CA 21) and Jeff Den­ham’s (R-CA 10) in­de­pend­ence from the GOP’s in­ac­tion on im­mig­ra­tion re­form, Rep. John Kline’s (R-MN 02) in­de­pend­ence from for-profit col­leges, Rep. Car­los Cur­belo’s (R-FL 26) in­de­pend­ence from trans­par­ency, and Rep. Lee Zeld­in’s (R-NY 01) in­de­pend­ence from a rightwing mi­li­tia group. (re­lease)

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