ICYMI: CLF Releases 34 Ad Campaigns In 27 Congressional Districts
WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the super PAC endorsed by House Republican leadership, released 34 ad campaigns in 27 congressional districts across the country this past week. See highlights of this week’s ad coverage below.
House GOP Super PAC Uses Kavanaugh, ‘Liberal Mob’ in New Ads to Energize the Base
Wall Street Journal
New radio ads by the House Republicans’ super PAC cite the tumultuous confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and accuse the Democrats of being a “liberal mob pushing their extreme views” in an attempt to energize GOP voters in the weeks before Election Day.
Listen to the ad, “Liberal Mob,” here.
The ad titled “$7” tries to portray Shalala as out of touch with working class voters in the district, noting that she lived in a mansion that eventually sold for $9 million while serving as the president of the University of Miami and led the university when its janitorial staff went on strike because their wages amounted to about $7 an hour.
Watch the ad, “$7,” here.
Shalala, Mucarsel-Powell will not return money from Castro-supporting lawmaker
Martin Vassolo and Alex Daugherty
“Donna Shalala is not from Miami, she doesn’t speak Spanish and she doesn’t represent our community,” the ad from the political action committee says. “Why else would Shalala want to campaign with a congresswoman who praised Castro and defended the ruthless regime in Venezuela?”
Listen to the ad, “Castro,” here.
10/15/18CLF is going up with a new ad in TX-07 hitting Democrat Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, tying her to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. “Fletcher’s agenda is Pelosi’s agenda,” the ad says, criticizing her on health care and taxes. “That’s why Pelosi’s committee is spending $2 million to back Lizzie Fletcher’s campaign.”
Watch the ad, “Simply Liberal,” here.
The Congressional Leadership Fund has a new TV ad knocking 1st CD Dem Randy Bryce for his views on immigration.
Watch the ad, “Extreme,” here.
The first ad hits Democrat Harley Rouda in CA-48, attacking his business record. “So heartless, Rouda fired an employee who had cancer because her health care cost too much,” the ad’s narrator says, referring to a lawsuit. “Shady Harley Rouda can’t be trusted.”
Watch the ad, “Can’t Be Trusted,” here.
Des Moines Register
Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC that backs Republican House candidates, released a new ad Tuesday tying Cindy Axne to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, with saying Axne would support Pelosi’s agenda if elected.
Watch the ad, “Naomi,” here.
The second ad criticizes Democrat Kara Eastman in NE-02 over the Iran deal. “Kara Eastman is too radical to represent us,” the ad says. “Eastman supports the Iranian deal that gave billions to the leading funder of terrorism.”
Watch the ad, “Iranian Deal,” here.
In a new ad first provided to CNBC, the PAC links Tenney to Trump while arguing that Brindisi, a state assemblyman, will be an ally of Pelosi.
Watch the ad, “Immigration,” here.
“Career politician Abby Finkenauer is one of Iowa’s most liberal legislators, and Nancy Pelosi is backing her because she’d vote the same in Congress,” the ad says. “Abby Finkenauer is Nancy Pelosi’s dream. We can’t afford her in Washington.”
Watch the ad, “Risk,” here.
Marc Caputo and Matt Dixon
Congressional Leadership Fund, the leading GOP House super PAC throws the book at Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in its latest ad to help Rep. Carlos Curbelo.
Watch the ad, “Out Of Touch,” here.
WIBW News Now
The ad contrasts Steve Watkins career of serving the country with Paul Davis’ career of serving himself.
Watch the ad, “Wined And Dined,” here.
The Morning Call
This spot says Wallace would “rubber-stamp Nancy Pelosi’s liberal agenda,” saying a vote for congressional Democrats is a vote in support of more taxes, spending and debt.
Watch the new ad, “Debt,” here.
Zach Montellaro, James Arkin, Elena Schneider, and Daniel Strauss
CLF released an ad calling Democrat Sean Casten a “shady politician.”
Watch the ad, “Shady Sean,” here.
New Jersey Globe
The ad hits Kim over his opposition to the tax plan Republicans passed last year while praising Rep. Tom MacArthur for the same.
Watch the ad, “$3,500,” here.
New Jersey Globe
A super PAC with ties to House Speaker Paul Ryan launched two new ads in the seventh congressional district on Wednesday saying former Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski would seek to raise taxes in the district.
“Aftab Pureval would make the [opioid] crisis worse,” the ad said. “In Congress, Pureval would vote with Nancy Pelosi for open borders and amnesty, bringing more crime and drugs into our neighborhoods.”
Watch the ad, “5,000,” here.
Lisa Riley Roche
Like the first ad from the group, the new commercial says McAdams raised taxes and his own pay as mayor. “Ben McAdams says he needs a shower. With a record as bad as his, he sure does,” the narrator says, concluding his record “stinks.”
Watch the ad, “Stinks,” here.
New York State of Politics
In the ad, the Congressional Leadership Fund accuses Delgado of holding “New York City values” like increasing taxes and spending, while Faso is pushing to create jobs.
Watch the ad, “Values,” here.
“Career politician Linda Coleman supported higher taxes and fees nine different times,” the ad says.
Watch the ad, “Repeatedly,” here.
They know the real McCready: another tax-and-spend liberal,” the ad says, referring to spending from House Majority PAC. “Liberal McCready means less money for you, more power for Pelosi.”
Watch the ad, “Allies,” here.
The ad is called “$3,000,” referring to the savings that CLF argues families in the district will enjoy due to President Donald Trump’s 2017 tax cuts.
Watch the ad, “$3,000,” here.
Carla Marinucci and Jeremy White
CLF is dropping its fourth ad in the district today, a spot that touts Walters’ support for the GOP tax bill and ties Porter to Nancy Pelosi’s “liberal agenda.”
Watch the ad, “Grow,” here.
Washington Free Beacon
A newly released ad from the Congressional Leadership Fund slams Kim Schrier, a Democratic congressional candidate in Washington, for an agenda of higher taxes.
Watch the ad, “Gridlock,” here.