“Like Oil and Water”


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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  • Kate Sheppard was a staff reporter in Mother Jones' Washington bureau from 2009 to 2013. She is now a senior reporter and the energy and environment editor at The Huffington Post. She can be reached by email at kate (dot) sheppard (at) huffingtonpost (dot) com and you can follow her on Twitter @kate_sheppard.