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Democrats begin effort to topple David Rivera, Allen West and other Republicans



Newly elected Florida Reps. Allen West and David Rivera are among 19 "vulnerable" Republicans targeted in a radio ad campaign Democrats begin today.

"Did you know Congressman David Rivera is under criminal investigation for receiving secret payments from his mother’s company? Tell Rivera to come clean so he can finally get to work for us," one ad says.

The DCCC said its “Drive to 25” campaign will also include Web ads, automated phone calls, live phone calls, and e-mails in targeted districts throughout the week. The ads begin today during drive time in the following districts:

Lou Barletta (PA-11)
Charlie Bass (NH-02)
Ann Marie Buerkle (NY-25)
Steve Chabot (OH-01)
Chip Cravaack (MN-08)
Robert Dold (IL-10)
Sean Duffy (WI-07)
Blake Farenthold (TX-27)
Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08)
Nan Hayworth (NY-19)
Joe Heck (NV-03)
Robert Hurt (VA-05)
Thad McCotter (MI-11)
Patrick Meehan (PA-07)
Dave Reichert (WA-08)
David Rivera (FL-25)
Jon Runyan (NJ-03)
Joe Walsh (IL-08)
Allen West (FL-22)


[Last modified: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 12:18pm]


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