Story of #NY22 is that liberal Hanna wins by SuperPACs portraying him as more conserv than real conserv opponent http://t.co/ExcSqfjugV— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) June 25, 2014
For ppl reporting on #NY22 1st time tonite -- Hanna SuperPACs attacked Tenney as not conserv - false but effective http://t.co/COmfEbSSU7— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) June 25, 2014
Tenney says she's proud of results so far, comparing her grassroots, $150K campaign to the $2m in super PACs from Hanna. #NY22— Nick Will (@DispatchNick) June 25, 2014
Citizens United Political Victory Fund (CUPVF), the affiliated PAC of Citizens United, announced that Senator Rick Santorum will be contacting 50,000 Republican households in New York supporting conservative Claudia Tenney who is running in New York’s 22nd Congressional District’s Republican Primary which is being held on June 24th.Will anyone else step up to the plate? In related developments, Washington Post notes Tenney's strong challenge:
Keep an eye on the 22nd District, where Rep. Richard Hanna (R) faces a surprisingly strong challenge from Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney (R).Laura Ingraham also has endorsed Tenney:
Will someone else jump on board to help Tenney fight the false narrative before it's too late?...
Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney held a press conference to call out Hanna, who she said is partnering with liberal companies in Washington and is sending out false information to voters. She said Hanna is putting out flyers that are simply not true. "He's putting out flyer after flyer describing himself as 'Your Conservative Voice, Your Conservative Choice.' There's a reason he keeps using the word conservative because that's who votes in Republican primaries," Tenney said. Tenney is the top-rated conservative in the state legislature and Hanna is the third most liberal of the Republican caucus.Pro-Hannal liberal PACs have spent several hundred thousand dollars or more on these ads in a relatively small market where the advertising rates must be much lower than in large markets. I would not be surprised if $700,000 of ads in NY-22 is the equivalent of millions in big city markets. The ads are non-stop. This evening the ads were on TV during Special Report with Bret Baier:
... it is worth noting that some supposedly conservative Super PAC’s are pouring money in the 22nd congressional district to defeat Claudia Tenney. These “conservative” groups, really coin operated consultants, are accusing Tenney of being less conservative than the liberal Richard Hanna. Claudia Tenney is actually to the right of Richard Hanna and would be a vast improvement for that district and a better vote in Congress. If you like in the 22nd Congressional District, you absolutely want to vote for Claudia Tenney. Do not let the coin operated consultants tell you differently. Stand up for Marine mom Claudia Tenney. If you can spare some cash, help fund her as she battles the coin operated consultants of people lying about her. She needs all the help she can muster. And those of you who live there need to tell your friends and family to vote for her too.The news of the disingenuous attacks on Tenney has riled up other conservative pundits as well. Laura Ingraham took to Twitter to call out 'GOP establishment hacks.'
Michelle Malkin has retweeted the article, as well as Erickson's endorsement.
PACs supporting incumbent liberal Republican Richard Hanna are airing non-stop TV ads attacking Claudia Tenney as not conservative enough....
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