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Reno TV Station Revives Misleading Dem Attack on GOP Senate Candidate Laxalt

Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt speaks to the news media during a press conference on November 5, 2020, in North Las Vegas. (Ronda Churchill /AFP/ Getty Images)

A Democratic ad attacking U.S. Senate candidate Adam Laxalt in Nevada is back in rotation on a Reno television station despite Republicans calling it “flagrantly false.”

The ad was scheduled to run in four spots on KTVN 2 on Wednesday, according to an email from Andrew Perini, the station’s general manager, obtained by National Review.

On Wednesday, Politico reported that the ad had been pulled from the air after the station received a series of letters from Republican and Democratic lawyers. A Republican lawyer called the ad “flagrantly false,” while a Democratic lawyer said it was “carefully documented and supported.” A station

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Ryan Mills is an enterprise and media reporter at National Review. He previously worked for 14 years as a breaking news reporter, investigative reporter, and editor at newspapers in Florida. Originally from Minnesota, Ryan lives in the Fort Myers area with his wife and two sons.

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