Pro-GOP group airs new ads hitting Obama on jobs

Jul 6, 2012, 8:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) – A pro-Republican group is pouring $25 million into new TV ads that blame President Barack Obama for the sluggish economy and call for lower taxes and less regulation.

Crossroads GPS says the ads will air in nine battleground states from July 10 through early August.

The ads track comments and proposals made by GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. They call for more energy production, reduced taxes and regulation, and an end to the health law that Republicans call “Obamacare.”

Crossroads GPS, the nonprofit arm of super PAC American Crossroads, says the policies would boost job growth.

The ads will air in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, New Hampshire, Ohio, Iowa, Michigan, Colorado and Nevada.

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Pro-GOP group airs new ads hitting Obama on jobs