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Ads Infinitum: DCCC's "Flores: Who Paid?"

The first CD-17 spot from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says Republican Bill Flores has stuck taxpayers with a $7.5 million bill.

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The first CD-17 spot from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says Republican Bill Flores has stuck taxpayers with a $7.5 million bill. The ad, which will begin running Tuesday, opens with a clip of Flores saying, "I know what it means to borrow debt. I know what it means to repay it." Then a screen — citing a recent Dallas Morning News article that revealed Flores had yet to return $7.5 million he received from the federal government to save his company from a bankruptcy — reads, "Bill Flores, Getting Rich on Government Bailouts."

Last week, U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards, D-Waco, released an ad attacking his opponent over the same thing.

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