SEIU Launches New Ad In Special Election, Promoting Stimulus — And Obama

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March 26, 2009 11:46 a.m.

Organized labor is now making a big push for Democratic candidate Scott Murphy in the home stretch of the special election for Kirsten Gillibrand’s old House seat.

SEIU local 1199 has now launched this ad, attacking GOP candidate Jim Tedisco for opposing the stimulus bill, praising Murphy for supporting it — and making sure to remind viewers that President Obama endorses Murphy:

According to the latest FEC filing, SEIU 1199’s political action fund is spending $75,000 on this ad buy.

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