Where they’re spending: ATR goes after Grijalva, Rahall, Sestak
By: David Freddoso
Online Opinion Editor
10/15/10 10:30 AM EDT
Over at NRO, Andrew Stiles writes that Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., is in mortal peril. He mentions that Americans for Tax Reform is planning an ad buy against him.
This morning the group reported its independent expenditure: $220,000 in television airtime. ATR is also pouring money into other unlikely GOP targets:
•$301,000 for ads against Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga.
•$513,000 for ads against Rep. Gary Peters, D-Mich.
•$463,000 for ads against Rep. Lincoln Davis, D-Tenn.
•$300,000 for ads against Rep.Nick Rahall, D-W.Va.
ATR is also spending $316,000 against a much more likely target, Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania’s Senate race.
Some of the ads are modeled after this one, with the names and states (obviously) changed: (see link below)
Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/where-theyre-spending-atr-goes-after-grijalva-rahall-sestak-105027509.html#ixzz12Xa8QYFI