HALFMOON—Both contenders to replace Kirsten Gillibrand in Congress have negative ads on the air, and like most negative ads, they stretch the truth.
But Jim Tedisco, the Assembly minority leader and Republican candidate for the seat, decided to call a press conference at his campaign headquarters this afternoon to blast the ad (below) by his opponent, Democrat Scott Murphy.
“His level of dishonesty is Spitzer-esqe,” Tedisco said. He took issue particularly with one point – that he “created” a job for Michael Cuevas as chief counsel. Tedisco said the ad is a “smear” against Cuevas, whose four-page resume his staffers gave to reporters.
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