CLF “Airs Two New Ads Backing Balderson.” “Corry Bliss, the executive director of the Congressional Leadership Fund, said in a statement that Balderson ‘has a record of putting Ohio families first, tackling the opioid epidemic and fighting for Ohio’s kids. The only thing O’Connor would put first is Nancy Pelosi’s dangerous, out-of-touch agenda,’ Bliss said of O’Connor, who has said he would not vote for Pelosi for Democratic leader.” (Jessica Wehrman, “Ryan-affiliated super-PAC airs two new ads backing Balderson,” The Columbus Dispatch, 6/25/18).

CLF “On The Attack In Ohio Special Election.” “One ad, titled ‘Education,’ features MaryBeth Comfort, a former teacher and mother of six, discussing Balderson’s education record. The other spot, titled ‘Dishonest Danny,’ charged Democratic nominee Danny O’Connor with misrepresenting his career in public service.” (David Drucker, “House GOP super PAC on the attack in Ohio special election,” The Washington Examiner, 6/25/18).

“CLF Releases Two Ads Supporting Troy Balderson in Special Election.” “The Congressional Leadership Fund has two new advertisements out supporting Ohio State Sen. Troy Balderson (R.), who is running in the special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District.” (Jack Heretik, “CLF Releases Two Ads Supporting Troy Balderson in Special Election,” Washington Free Beacon, 6/25/18).

“House GOP Super PAC Buys More Ads in Crucial Ohio Special Election.” “One of the ads, which presents Balderson as a pragmatic problem solver, talks about his education record and the other charges Democratic nominee Danny O’Connor with misrepresenting his career in public service.” (Brian Freeman, “House GOP Super PAC Buys More Ads in Crucial Ohio Special Election,” Newsmax, 6/25/18).

“The Congressional Leadership Fund, The House GOP Leadership-Tied Super PAC, Is Up With Two Ads In The Special Election In Ohio’s 12 District.” “The first ad touts Balderson’s education chops, while the second ad called Democratic rival O’Connor ‘dishonest.'” (Elena Schneider, Daniel Strauss and Zach Montellaro, “POLITICO Morning Score,” POLITICO, 6/25/18).

“CLF Drops 2 More TV Ads They’re Part Of A $1 Million Ad Buy Ahead Of The Aug. 7 Special Election.” “The first spot features a retired teacher highlighting state Sen. Troy Balderson’s (R) commitment to ‘strengthening vocational training and freezing tuition.’ A second hits Franklin County Recorder Danny O’Connor (D) for skipping meetings of the Data Processing Board and accuses him of stacking ‘his office with political cronies, donors, and friends.'” (Ally Mutnick, “CLF Drops 2 More TV Ads They’re Part Of A $1 Million Ad Buy Ahead Of The Aug. 7 Special Election,” National Journal, 6/25/18).