TV ads expose Senate hopefuls Ernst and McConnell’s ties to the Koch brothers

MoveOn has launched two 30-second TV ads featuring audio recordings of Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst and Senator Mitch McConnell — both caught on tape pandering to a room full of right-wing billionaires like Charles and David Koch.

Ernst thanks the Koch brothers, crediting them with acting as the foundation of her political “trajectory.”

Watch the Ernst ad:

TV ads expose Senate hopefuls Ernst and McConnell’s ties to the Koch brothers

MoveOn has launched two 30-second TV ads featuring audio recordings of Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst and Senator Mitch McConnell — both caught on tape pandering to a room full of right-wing billionaires like Charles and David Koch.

Ernst thanks the Koch brothers, crediting them with acting as the foundation of her political “trajectory.”

Watch the Ernst ad:

ACLU, CASA de Maryland Hail New Immigration Detainer Policy Issued by Governor O'Malley

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Baltimore, Md - Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Maryland and CASA de Maryland hailed an announcement by Governor Martin O’Malley that the Baltimore City Detention Center, which is run by the state, will stop honoring most Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainers. The reform significantly expands a policy enacted earlier this year, in light of Fourth Amendment and due process concerns raised by the groups. 

Scandalous Ad in New Hampshire Race

A conservative group accuses Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in a TV ad of “profiting from her votes in Congress.” But the scandal is how the group distorts the facts.

The ad says that “Shaheen’s wealth has surged while in public office,” but her family’s estimated net worth has actually declined since she took office in January 2009.

There is also less than meets the eye to the ad’s claims about “a shady stock deal and a conflict of interest.”

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