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Tue Nov 20, 2012, 02:32 PM

Labor Unions Launch Six-Figure Ad Blitz Opposing Spending Cuts To Medicare, Medicaid, Education

One running theme of deficit reduction negotiations is that both parties support domestic spending cuts in their opening bids Republicans demand them, and Democrats champion them alongside tax increases for high income earners.

Now a coalition of three labor unions AFSCME, SEIU and National Education Association are launching a six-figure ad buy pressuring swing-state Senate Democrats and targeted House Republicans to oppose spending cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and education three items that neither side has taken off the table in talks about defusing a looming austerity bomb.

The ad campaign reflects an effort to upend a Washington status quo where Democrats are pushing for spending cuts to lure Republicans into supporting tax increases. The groups are nervous that President Obama and Democrats may go along with a deal that cuts the safety net.


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Tue Nov 20, 2012, 02:40 PM

1. Spam deleted by gkhouston (MIR Team)

 

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Tue Nov 20, 2012, 02:45 PM

2. Already hit the tubes in Colorado

 

Urging Udall and Bennet for "jobs not cuts" - good ad.

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Tue Nov 20, 2012, 02:48 PM

3. K&R nt

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Tue Nov 20, 2012, 03:25 PM

4. K&R !

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