Obama, Clinton Camp Squabble Over Florida Ads

Clinton camp makes novel claim against Obama– says a national cable ad airing in Florida violates a pledge to stay out of the Sunshine State. Read release here.


Former Iowa Gov. Vilsack on afternoon media call: “It raises the issue of what other pledges and promises he’s making to Democrats across the country that he doesn’t plan to keep.”


Response from Obama campaign: “…It would be impossible for us to run advertising nationally that excluded only Florida.” Read more.


Obama team holds its own media call. Florida Rep. Robert Wexler: “I find the issue at hand somewhat silly.” Says Obama is already “campaigning” on news channels, and ads can already be seen on satellite. Campaign manager Plouffe stresses that no delegates are at stake anyhow.

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