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AAN Launches Ad Campaign Against Tim Bishop: A Damn Good Idea?

| Recent Events | Emily Davis

WASHINGTON – Today the American Action Network released an ad “A Damn Good Idea?” in New York’s 1st congressional district race, calling Congressman Tim Bishop out for his out-of-touch rhetoric and even worse record on Obamacare.

Despite Obamacare’s broken promises and high costs that are hurting Long Islanders, Tim Bishop is an outspoken Obamacare champion – even calling the law a “pretty damn good idea” in an interview this year.

AAN Poll Shows Tie in NY-01 Race

| Recent Events | Emily Davis

Today American Action Network is releasing a new poll in NY-01, showing a dead heat race between Congressman Tim Bishop and Senator Lee Zeldin. Key findings from the poll include: 

• Bishop and Zeldin are tied at 46%, with 7% undecided.


• 62% of voters disapprove of Obama’s job performance, while just 37% approve. Meanwhile, 24% of voters say the country is headed in the right direction v. 69% who say wrong track.

Notes From Norm: Relative Meaning of Wealth

| Recent Events | Norm Coleman

In Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District is one of the nation’s most competitive races. 

Truth be told the outcome of the race will likely have little impact on who controls the U.S. House of Representatives.  But, who wins may have a major impact on the political alignment in Minnesota for decades to come.

But, the point of this week’s “Notes from Norm” is less about the competitive nature of the race and more about how the politics of class warfare continue to dominate the political narrative of Democrats.

American Action Network Targets Congressman Joe Garcia (FL-26) with $1 Million Campaign

| Recent Events | Emily Davis

WASHINGTON – The American Action Network (@AAN) today announced they will be spending $1 Million in Florida’s 26th congressional district race between scandal-plagued Congressman Joe Garcia and center-right candidate Carlos Curbelo. The independent expenditures will include multiple weeks of TV and digital advertising in mid-October. 

American Action Network to Spend $1 Million Against Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-01)

| Recent Events | Emily Davis

WASHINGTON – The American Action Network (@AAN) today announced they will be spending $1 Million in Arizona’s 1st congressional district race between liberal Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick and center-right candidate Andy Tobin. The independent expenditures will include TV ads in the Phoenix media market and digital advertising in mid-October. 

American Action Network to Spend $750,000 Against Ami Bera (CA-07)

| Recent Events | Emily Davis

WASHINGTON – The American Action Network (@AAN) today announced they will be spending $750,000 in California’s 7th congressional district race between liberal Congressman Ami Bera and center-right candidate Doug Ose. The indepedent expenditures will include broadcast TV ads and digital advertising in mid-October. 

American Action Network Targets Rick Nolan (MN-08) with $600,000 Campaign

| Recent Events | Emily Davis

WASHINGTON – The American Action Network (@AAN) today announced they will be spending $600,000 in Minnesota’s 8th congressional district race between far-left liberal Congressman Rick Nolan and center-right candidate Stewart Mills. The independent expenditures will include broadcast TV ads in the Minneapolis-St. Paul media market and digital advertising in late October. 

AAN Targets Corrupt Congressman Tim Bishop (NY-01) with $1.2 Million Campaign

| Recent Events | Emily Davis

WASHINGTON – The American Action Network (@AAN) today announced they will be spending $1.2 Million in New York’s 1st congressional district race between scandal-plagued Congressman Tim Bishop and Senator-Soldier Lee Zeldin. The independent expenditures will include cable television and digital advertising throughout the month of October. 

American Action Network to Spend $750,000 Against Ron Barber (AZ-02)

| Recent Events | Emily Davis

WASHINGTON – The American Action Network (@AAN) today announced they will be spending $750,000 in Arizona’s 2nd congressional district race between ineffective liberal Congressman Ron Barber and center-right candidate Martha McSally. The independent expenditures will include Tucson broadcast TV ads and digital advertising the final weeks of the general election.

New AAN IL-10 Poll Shows Margin-of-Error Race In Brad Schneider, Bob Dold Rematch

| Recent Events | Emily Davis

WASHINGTON – Today, the American Action Network (@AAN) released polling results and a corresponding memo of a new poll in the Illinois 10th Congressional District race between current Congressman Brad Schneider (D) and former Congressman Bob Dold (R). The Harper Polling IVR (auto-dial) survey of likely voters found a very competitive rematch. The survey was conducted from June 24-25, 2014, and the margin of error is +/-4.9%.

Among the key findings of the survey: