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Specter fires at Sestak over a campaign ad

AJ Contributor

And so it goes in Pennsylvania’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary, as Sen. Arlen Specter argues that Rep. Joe Sestak’s first TV ad violates Pentagon regulations by using pictures of the former Navy admiral in uniform without a disclaimer.

Sestak dismisses the flap over a few words on a TV screen as a trivial distraction.

“He is so desperate to stay in Washington that he’s creating phony controversies,” Sestak spokesman Jonathon Dworkin said. “We need a senator who will stand behind his record.”

Full story: Specter fires at Sestak over a campaign ad | Philadelphia Inquirer | 04/24/2010