Skip to comments.US Chamber Airs Anti-King TV Ads in Maine
Posted on 07/26/2012 8:32:21 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
The 30-second ad portrays King as a free-spending liberal, calling him the "king of spending," while Maine's former governor says the ads are negative attacks by outside money "trying to influence Maine voters."
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has begun airing TV ads in Maine taking on independent Senate candidate Angus King.
The 30-second ad portrays King as a free-spending liberal during his years as Maine's governor, calling him the "king of spending.'' The ad says government spending skyrocketed under King, and that he left the state with a billion-dollar shortfall when he left office.
King is running against Republican Charlie Summers and Democrat Cynthia Dill in November's election. The chamber, based in Washington, is endorsing Summers.
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Very well done. A bit of a surprise...I thought this race had been written off as a lost cause. I guess not.
Liberal democrat King (pretending to be an "independent") leaves opponents in the dust in fundraising.
Will Charlie Summers be as much of a weenie as Olympia Snowe was?
Not sure, but I doubt it.
We did have another couple of “independent thinkers” though. First Margaret Chase Smith, and then Bill Cohen (not to mention Sue Collins).