The advertisements mimic a game show in which the host dings the specific GOP Member for voting for “the Republican budget that includes another trillion dollars in tax cuts for the wealthy.”
“Final round,” the announcer says in the spot targeting Tipton. “You pay Medicare taxes on every dollar you earn, but the budget Scott Tipton voted for ends Medicare as we know it. Seniors would have to pay 64 hundred dollars more each year.”
A news release describing the advertisement buy did not specify its exact size or where it would run, other than to call the media purchase a “six figure ad campaign” that will be on the air through Thursday.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.