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In new TV ad, Rudy touts cat fund



Rudy Giuliani is launching a new TV ad timed to coincide with a news conference today in Pensacola to discuss support for a national catastrophe fund for insurance. He's made the strongest recent push for federal fund, although other candidates have said they were open to it or would prefer a regional effort.

The campaign also is deploying its surrogates in Florida as the rest of the field focuses on South Carolina.  Steve Forbes, U.S. Sens. Kit Bond and Norm Coleman and former FBI director Louis Freeh are hitting the road in Florida. So will actor Jon Voight.

Script for “Jumpstart”:

Voice Over: “Taxes. Insurance. Housing. All a mess.  But Rudy Giuliani knows how to fix those. He reformed welfare before others tried.”
Chyron: “Reformed Welfare”
Voice Over: “And delivered more tax relief than the other Republicans combined.”
Chyron: “Delivered More Tax Relief”
Voice Over: “Now Rudy will jumpstart our economy with the biggest tax cut in modern history.”
Chyron: “Biggest Tax Cut in Modern History”
Voice Over: “Eliminate wasteful spending.”
Chyron: “Eliminate Wasteful Spending”
Voice Over: “And he’s the only candidate who’ll fight for a national catastrophe fund to reduce insurance rates.”
Chyron: “National Catastrophe Fund”
Chyron: “Lower Insurance Rates”
Mayor Giuliani: “I’m Rudy Giuliani and I approved this message.”

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 2:15pm]


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