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Busansky fixates on Foley & Insurance, GOP on Warner

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October

Phyllis Busansky escalated the offensive on GOP opponent Gus Bilirakis this week, unleashing attacks on Bilirakis' response to the Foley scandal (see full story ), and the property insurance crisis in a second television ad and a unsubtly-named new blog at: www.gusisnotforus.com.

Meanwhile, Republicans pounced on Busansky for hosting a fundraiser Wednesday headlined by Former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner -- dubbing the likely Democratic Presidential contender "the tax man."

"By campaigning with tax-hiking Mark Warner today, Phyllis Busansky is sending a clear signal that Ninth District taxpayers can’t afford to send her to Congress," said the statement from Alex Burgos, spokesperson for the National Republican Congressional Committee.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:50pm]

    

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