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CA-36: Janice Hahn Spent a Million Scaring People, Now She’s Broke!

Posted on | July 5, 2011 | 24 Comments

The special election to replace Rep. Jane Harman is next Tuesday, and the Democratic candidate is down to $44!

[July 1] the Federal Election Commission issued the last Campaign Finance Reports before the election.
Democrat Janice Hahn has $323,348 “Cash on Hand.” Subtracting the $323,304 Ms. Hahn owes in debts leaves her with $44 once her debts are paid.
Her opponent, Torrance businessman and Tea Party Republican [Craig Huey] has largely financed his own campaign. . . .
Ms. Hahn has received over a million dollars in campaign contributions, almost entirely from unions and individual contributors who receive taxpayer dollars.

Janice Hahn perfectly exemplifies her party’s commitment to deficit spending. And what has she been spending all that money for? Scaring people about that dangerous “radical right-wing extremist” Republican, Craig Huey. According to Ladd Ehlinger Jr., Hahn has sent out nine separate mailings with messages like these:

(You can click on the images to see full-size.) Did you notice the use of Sarah Palin’s picture? Believe it or not, Hahn actually used pictures of Rush Limbaugh, George W. Bush and Dick Cheney in one of her mailers:

Hahn has gone so far as to run TV ads portraying Craig Huey as Sarah Palin’s ideological soulmate:

Here’s another scary Hahn ad:

What’s the National Republican Congressional Committee doing to win the special election in CA-36? (Crickets chirping.) Turn Right USA political action committee is fighting to defeat Janice Hahn.


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