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Forbes uses negative ad to combat charges of negativity

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GOP presidential candidate Steve Forbes' response to a Republican Leadership Conference ad suggesting he would run a negative campaign resulted in his most negative ad. "George Bush says he wants a positive campaign. Then why are Bush's liberal supporters running this," said the ad running in Iowa and New Hampshire; Paul Sanderson of Our Town Films, New York, did the spot.

Copyright November 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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