Lauren Baer promises to ‘listen’ to voters in new ad
Lauren Baer, the Democratic congressional candidate in Florida’s 18th Congressional District, is out with a new ad accusing her Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, of ignoring the concerns of the district.
Baer’s ad features three supporters spotlighted in previous campaign ads. The new spot, titled “Listen,” contains new commentary from those supporters about why they back Baer in supporting the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Mast voted in the House to repeal the law last year, though those efforts failed in the Senate.
“Brian Mast has taken drug and insurance money and voted to make your health care premiums higher…,” the narrator adds.
“Makes me angry,” Liebman interjects.
“…and voted to gut protections for pre-existing conditions,” the narrator continues.
“And I begged, and said, ‘please don’t do this,’” says Veronica “Ronnie” Ciaramella, a breast cancer survivor who lobbied mass to oppose repeal of the ACA.
“He hurt my family,” adds “Ava,” another Baer supporter whose daughter suffers from chronic epilepsy.
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