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Duckworth campaign: WLS refuses to air Walsh ad

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The infusion of SuperPAC money to boost Congressman Joe Walsh's reelection efforts may have hit a bit of a bump.

This afternoon the campaign of Tammy Duckworth released a statement saying that WLS TV has refused to run a commercial attacking Duckworth, casting it as inaccurate.

More to come...

Here's the release

"Chicago area television station WLS has refused to air a false television ad produced by the far right-wing SuperPAC Now or Never. The shadowy Super PAC funded with secretive donors from outside of Illinois placed over $1 million in television ads in the Chicago market in support of Congressman Joe Walsh. WLS reviewed the ad which makes false claims about Tammy Duckworth's record and determined the content not to be accurate.

Duckworth Campaign Manager Kaitlin Fahey said, "It's not only concerning that we know nothing about this secretive SuperPAC and where it gets its funding, it's become clear that they will stop at nothing to help Joe Walsh stay in Congress, up to and including lying about Tammy Duckworth."

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