Dems and liberal groups target Kline and Cravaack with ads

Minnesota Public Radio - April 2, 2012

Cravaack's vote for the budget plan is also a central component of TV ads airing this week in the Duluth area paid for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Americans United for Change.

The ad says, "[Cravaack] voted to cut Medicare benefits to give millionaires and big oil companies another tax break!"

The ads against Cravaack and Kline are part of wider campaigns. AFSCME is spending $50,000 to target Cravaack and three other Midwestern Republicans. The DCCC won't say how much it's spending on radio ads against Kline, but it's also targeting seven other House Republicans who could be facing competitive races this fall.

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