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Edwards ‘Stands’ Against Obama/Pelosi In New Ad


Last week I examined the plight of embattled Blue Dog Chet Edwards (D., TX-17). In this recent campaign ad, Edwards, despite harsh warnings from DNC chairman Tim Kaine, directly attacks the Democratic party establishment in an effort to appeal to angry voters in his district: “When President Obama and Nancy Pelosi pressured Chet Edwards, Chet stood up to them and voted no to their trillion dollar Health Care Bill,” the ad states. As I pointed out in my piece, even though Edwards voted no on Obamacare, a lot of his constituents would likely object to the notion that he “stood up” to Nancy Pelosi (he voted with her more than 90 percent of the time, and twice voted to elect her Speaker of the House). Check it out:

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