Conservative Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., fired off an aggressive ad campaign against his primary challenger, wealthy businessman Doug Blaha, last weekend.
Lamborn's campaign released two television ads, as well as radio ads and a website, that highlight scandals surrounding Blaha's businesses while touting Lamborn's opposition to President Obama's "liberal agenda" and his health care legislation.
Throughout the campaign, Blaha has painted Lamborn as a cog in Washington's corrupt political machine, a message that dominates his response ad. The spot focuses on two tense incidents between Lamborn and his constituents: a 2006 debate in which Lamborn yelled at an audience member to "keep your mouth shut," and an angry 2007 voice mail that he left for the author of an unfavorable letter to the editor.
The primary is June 26; mail ballots will go out June 4.
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