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NEW Robin Carnahan TV AD: "Scared Stiff"

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Today, Robin Carnahan's campaign released a new television ad titled "Scared Stiff," http://www.robincarnahan.com/scaredstiff where Robin calls out Congressman Blunt out for refusing to participate in the list of debates he originally proposed. Blunt has repeatedly refused to answer questions about his troubling 14-year Washington record and tried to prevent as many Missourians as possible from seeing the limited debates to which he ultimately agreed.

In contrast to Blunt's 14-year Washington record of wasteful spending, corruption, and sticking it to the middle class, Robin calls for a ban on earmarks and tells Congress to take a pay cut until they balance the budget.

"Congressman Blunt has made clear that he doesn't want to talk about his Washington record of wasteful spending, corruption and sticking it to the middle class,"said Linden Zakula, Robin Carnahan's campaign spokesman. "But Congressman Blunt should explain why he's spent 14 years in Washington putting corporate special interests ahead of Missouri families."

Earlier this month, Congressman Blunt fashioned his own personal debate "bailout" package by refusing to take part in the very debates he called for and on the very dates he proposed - proving he simply can't be trusted and is doing anything to avoid talking about his 14-year record that represents the very worst of Washington. From orchestrating the $700 billion Wall Street bailout, to his ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, and his billions in reckless spending, Congressman Blunt is running from his disturbing 14-year Washington record that has put special interests before Missouri families and small businesses.

And as part of her plan to fix what's wrong with Washington, Robin has called for a ban on all earmarks and has already pledged not to partake in the earmark process in Washington and now is calling on Congressman Blunt and other members to take a 10% pay cut until they balance the federal budget

Watch the ad here: www.robincarnahan.com/scaredstiff

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I know that Mr. Blunt's unsavory past seems like an easy target but I think at this point if Robin wants to win , she needs to make some ads explaining to the Missouri voter how her presence in the Senate,as opposed to Mr.Blunt's,would help them as regards jobs, health care,etc. She should look right in the camera and remind the people of her family's contributions to Missouri and how she plans to build on that legacy to make their lives better.She needs to make people want to vote for her,not against her opponent,if she is to win next month.

-- Posted by illyablue on Wed, Oct 13, 2010, at 1:20 PM

The Chinese have a saying about the Americans. They are bad, but they are the best of the foreign devils. That is the position Missourians are in with these senatorial candidates. Blunt has been a disgrace, Carnahan has done nothing to endear herself, and so who is the best of the devils? Sadly, I think Mr. Blunt has been the worst, leaving Carnahan a close second, but nonetheless, the only choice.

-- Posted by Dr. Nemo on Wed, Oct 13, 2010, at 3:06 PM

Answer this... ...which one passed a Balanced Budget Amendment in the House of Representatives?

And, which one do you think will push and pass such an Amendment in the Senate?

-- Posted by bebo on Wed, Oct 13, 2010, at 4:35 PM

Unsavory past? You must be talking about mrs. or is it ms. Carnahan. Look at her history. How she really hates the 2nd amendment and those who would live and die for the whole constitution! It is so very easy to attack Mr. Blunt, that the attacker doesm't have to show her own good points. It is just as wrong to attack someone else just to keep eyes off of self as it is to attack our constitution because of big contributors want have more control over people,

because they believe they are the ones to think for the people. THEY HAVE NO SUCH POWER. Even

though they believe they are endowed with such.

-- Posted by shiloh2 on Thu, Oct 14, 2010, at 1:04 AM

Don't be fooled by just another ploy intended to sway voters. This was introduced earlier by Ms.Kirkpatrick, (D) Arizona and has been all but killed in congress. No surprise there. Besides, a 5% OR 10% paycut for them is chicken feed. It'll never happen.

-- Posted by ShowMeSis on Thu, Oct 14, 2010, at 5:50 PM

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