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Contact:  Tom Kise
September 15, 2010                                                                
(703) 535-3390

GREEN BAY, WISC. – The 60 Plus Association, nationally recognized as the conservative alternative to the liberal AARP, today launched new television and web ads that highlight Rep. Steve Kagen’s record while serving in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The organization will spend more than $110,000 on issue ads in Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional District.

“Rep. Steve Kagen betrayed seniors and they won’t forget,” said Jim Martin, Chairman of 60 Plus.  “Rep. Kagen said he was an independent, but when Wisconsin needed him most, he abandoned his constituents and supported Nancy Pelosi’s agenda, just like all of the other liberals.  When seniors hit the voting booth this November, Rep. Kagen won’t be able to ignore his constituents any longer.”

Featuring voices from the district, the 30-second ad will begin airing on September 15.  A full transcript of the television ad can be found below or a video of the ad can be found by clicking here .

– TRANSCRIPT –

WISCONSIN RESIDENT:
Steve Kagen betrayed Wisconsin seniors.

WISCONSIN RESIDENT:
Instead of protecting us , he supported Nancy Pelosi’s liberal agenda.

WISCONSIN RESIDENT:
Kagen voted for Pelosi’s health care bill, which cuts $500 billion from Medicare.

WISCONSIN RESIDENT:
That threatens our ability to keep our doctors…

WISCONSIN RESIDENT:
… and keep our health plans like we were promised.

WISCONSIN RESIDENT:
These cuts will hurt the quality of our care.

WISCONSIN RESIDENT:
Steve Kagen voted against Wisconsin seniors…

WISCONSIN RESIDENT:
…now it’s time for us to vote against him.

ANNOUNCER:
60 Plus Association is responsible for the content of this advertising.

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The 60 Plus Association is an 18-year-old nonpartisan organization working for death tax repeal, saving Social Security, affordable prescription drugs, lowering energy costs and other issues featuring a less government, less taxes approach as well as a strict adherence to the Constitution.  60 Plus calls on support from nearly 5.5 million citizen activists.  60 Plus publishes a magazine, SENIOR VOICE, and a Scorecard, bestowing awards on lawmakers of both parties who vote “pro-senior.”   60 Plus has been called, “an increasingly influential senior citizen’s group” and since 1992 “the conservative alternative to the AARP.”