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New Obama Florida ad hits back on welfare



The Obama campaign has a new Florida ad taking on the Romney ad saying the White House has gutted work requirements under the welfare law, a claim widely discredited. “Blatant” will air in Colorado, Iowa, Florida, North Carolina, Nevada, Ohio, and Virginia.

The ad escalates the he said, she said nature of the campaign in the last week. Obama is feeling heat for a false ad put out by a super PAC with many ties to his campaign. First campaign officials denied knowing anything about the story at the heart of the ad but then backtracked  after it was revealed they featured him a while back.

[Last modified: Friday, August 10, 2012 10:24am]


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