GOP Rep. Sean Duffy is one of the targets of a new ad campaign by the House Majority PAC.
The super PAC behind the Democrats’ efforts to retake the House in 2012 is spending six figures on new television ads painting four House Republicans as elitist and supportive of corporate interests over individual interests.
The House Majority PAC ad against Lungren mocks his self-proclaimed affinity for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and the narrator says, “Thanks to Dan Lungren, peanut butter and jelly may be all we can afford. Dan Lungren, he’s not for us.”
The ads against Johnson and Bass are being played on the radio. Listen to them here and here.
Republican political action committee American Crossroads is airing an ad in the two swing states where President Barack Obama’s bus tour will be traveling this week, North Carolina and Virginia. The ad had previously aired in Florida, Missouri and Florida, and it features President Bill Clinton seemingly contradicting Obama’s tax proposal. The nonpartisan Politifact took strong issue with the video editing of the former president’s comments, rating the ad “false.”
Here is the House Majority PAC ad going after Duffy:
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.