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  GOP Hopeful to Run Ad Linking Hillary Clinton to Usama Bin Laden
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News DateTuesday, August 15, 2006 08:20:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA Republican candidate hoping to challenge Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton this fall is running a television advertisement linking Clinton to Usama bin Laden.

The ad, produced by the Senate campaign of John Spencer, accuses Clinton of opposing national security programs, including the USA Patriot Act and a secret National Security Agency wiretapping program, that may have helped thwart a planned terror attack aboard U.S.-bound flights from London last week.

Clinton adviser Howard Wolfson deemed the ad factually inaccurate and said, "Mr. Spencer's history of making wild-eyed angry falsehoods like these are among the many reasons why no one takes him or his campaign seriously."

In the ad, images of newspaper headlines fly across the screen, describing the terror plot targeting the airliners. A photo of Clinton is then paired with a photo of bin Laden.
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