"Community" highlights Clark's commitment to fighting for the middle class
full disclosure- I'm a staffer with Friends of Tarryl Clark 2012
Duluth, MN - Today, former senate Assistant Majority Leader Tarryl Clark's campaign released the first TV ad of the campaign season. The ad, titled "Community", can be viewed at http://www.tarrylclark.com/201...
Clark's strong record as an advocate and state senator are reflected in this early ad highlighting her ongoing commitment to stand up for Northeast and Central Minnesota's middle class families.
"The people in Washington have forgotten what it's like to be part of a community. Giving tax breaks to companies who move Minnesota jobs overseas? That's not right," says Clark in the ad. She continued about Social Security and Medicare, "Seniors shouldn't have to worry, and they've earned this. It's a promise, and we keep our promises."
Protecting and creating jobs are critical priorities for many residents of the 8th District. Clark intends to make Cravaack's votes giving tax breaks to companies that outsource jobs a central issue in the race. "We should be using that money to help small business create jobs, not as a reward for laying-off our neighbors," she said.
"I have been traveling the 8th district for dozens of events each week, but I also make time to raise the money we need to engage people on TV," said Clark. "I know how hard it is to defeat an incumbent, and it is critical we engage people in every way possible, so we can win in November."
Clark outraised Cravaack by over $75,000 in the first quarter of 2012, raising $320,970, to his $245,893. Clark reported $418,266 on hand, while her Democratic primary opponents Jeff Anderson and Rick Nolan reported $20,847 and $40,534 on hand, respectively.
Tarryl Clark continues to campaign throughout Minnesota's 8th Congressional District to unseat Freshman Tea Party Congressman Chip Cravaack. Clark's twenty-four years of work on behalf of Minnesota's seniors, children, veterans, and families, and unmatched funding make her the strongest candidate to win in November. Since leaving the Minnesota Senate, Clark has served as the national co-chair of the Jobs! 21 Initiative with the Blue-Green Alliance, where she has continued working to create good, sustainable jobs in Minnesota and around the country.