Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs released her first television ad this week, nine weeks before the Democratic primary in Florida's 22nd Congressional District. The positive spot, titled "Results," features the candidate speaking to the camera about her problem-solving record and her desire to bring that ethos back to a Congress that has "forgotten how to lead and be brave."
Jacobs got into the race late, after GOP Rep. Allen West chose to run for reelection in a different district. She faces former West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel in a primary that has attracted attention in D.C. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee hasn't made an official endorsement (and has mentioned that repeatedly), but it clearly prefers Frankel. DCCC Chairman Steve Israel fundraised with Frankel earlier this year, and the committee named her one of its "Majority Maker" candidates in May.
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