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Ad attempts to tie political donations to policy decisions
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Ad attempts to tie political donations to policy decisions

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -Nationally, Republicans are pushing inflation as the fault of Democrats. This ad tries to flip the argument against Republicans.Source: State Rep. Christina Bohannan (D-Iowa City) is running against Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-02) in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District. Her campaign is airing an advertisement on TV9 arguing the first-term congresswoman’s policy decisions on inflation are related to donations to her political campaign.Claim: “Prices keep going up and my opponent won’t do anything about it, maybe because she’s too beholden to the big oil and drug companies”Analysis: It’s worth noting the text on the screen, makes a slightly different claim that “Mariannetee Miller-Meeks took over $1 Million from Washington special interests.”Accordin...