For Immediate Release
Trade Reform Message Dominates Last Minute Campaign Ads
Candidates Run Record Number of Paid Ads on Outsourcing, CAFTA and other Trade Issues
WASHINGTON - A message of trade reform is dominating congressional races across the country in 2008, as candidates are running more than one hundred different paid campaign ads focusing on problems with NAFTA, CAFTA, offshoring and unsafe imports. With scant television time left to purchase, congressional candidates across the country are buying up remaining airtime to post last-minute ads on trade reform. A record one hundred and five distinct campaign ads have been produced by Congressional, Senate and Presidential campaigns.
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