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March 24, 2008

BTN AF82: Norm Coleman / Al Franken ad "Independent"

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INFO here, here.

NO CARDS, OP 56, 894 (link):
The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 49, said it wants the ad pulled immediately. One of the union's members was killed when the bridge collapsed. Twelve other people also died.

Local 49's political director Adam Duininck said it's wrong to use the tragedy in a campaign ad.

"It doesn't sit real well with us because of how personal I think it is for some of our members, and some of the people that were working on that bridge," Duininck said. "It was really a tragic event for a lot of us, and we just don't like to see it used as an issue ad -- used for political purposes."

The union has endorsed DFLer Al Franken's campaign against Coleman.

Coleman's campaign said it will not demand that American Future Fund pull its ad.



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