Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe today said the "several hundred-thousand-dollar" effort beginning tonight is intended to focus the nation's attention on the economy.
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Mr. McAuliffe unveiled
In one of the ads a husband tells his wife "I trusted my bosses and their accountants ... And our savings are gone" amid shots of a chief executive pleading the Fifth Amendment at a congressional hearing. "Vote Democratic. A strong America should be strong for all of us," the spot goes on to say.
Mr. McAuliffe said that while the party will foot the bill for the ads to run in states visited by the president, local parties outside those areas will have to pay to run them elsewhere.