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Following up on the ads unveiled earlier this week, Americans United for Change will today release another TV spot, this one targeting the Republicans who voted last week to nullify the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate carbon dioxide. The measure failed by a vote of 47-53, but every single Republican and six Democrats voted for it.

Americans United is spending $40,000 to run the new ad targeting the GOP through the rest of this week on MSNBC, FOX, and CNN in the DC metro area. Here’s the spot:

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