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.
Citizens Trade Campaign is a coalition of labor, environmental, religious, family farm, civil society and consumer organizations united in the pursuit of social and environmental justice in trade policy. Formed in 1992 to reform NAFTA, our more than twelve million combined members support trade policy that reflects the interests of a majority of people in America, and across the world.