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Sunday, January 9, 2011

WATCH: Pre-Election Day Ad From Arizona Senators McCain and Kyl Shredding Gabrielle Giffords


Arizona Senator John McCain spent some of his excess campaign cash and made ads supporting Republican candidates for three of the contested House races shortly before election day. In this one, McCain and Kyl simply stand in front of the camera and explain why they think Gabrielle Giffords is wrong for Arizonans.

TRANSCRIPT:
McCain: While Arizona families have struggled, Gabrielle Giffords voted for the failed, liberal Pelosi-Obama agenda.
Kyl: She voted for the failed stimulus package and Obamacare, and received a grade of "F" from the National Taxpayers Union for supporting so much spending and debt.
McCain:  Gabrielle Giffords is out of step with Arizona. That's why we need Jesse Kelly in Congress. I'm John McCain, and I approve this message.



The McCain campaign's failure to timely report this ad (and similar ones made against Reps. Raul Grijalva and Harry Mitchell) appears to violate campaign finance laws and is the subject of a complaint with the FEC filed by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

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