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As you may or may not know, State Senator and gubernatorial candidate, Vincent Sheehen's (D. SC) campaign is fighting back against the Republican Governors Association's false attack ads on Medicaid Expansion by calling out the RGA's own chairman, Governor Chris "Bridgegate" Christie's (R. NJ) own support for expanding Medicaid:

The first Republican Governors Association TV spot aired yesterday against Vincent, and as we expected, it was full of hypocrisy. Their ad attacked Vincent for wanting to keep South Carolina's federal Medicaid tax dollars working to help South Carolinians.

But here’s the problem: Chris Christie, chair of the RGA, ALSO took Medicaid money for his own state of New Jersey.

So, we had a little fun and we made a few minor modifications to their ad to highlight their hypocrisy.

Take a look:

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But here’s the real amazing part: We wouldn’t have been able to respond within 24 hours without your help. Your generosity to our Rapid Response Fund helped make this possible and we couldn’t be more grateful.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gives a news conference in Trenton January 9, 2014.  Christie on Thursday fired a top aide at the center of a brewing scandal that public officials orchestrated a massive traffic snarl on the busy George Washington Bridge to settle a political score. Christie told a news conference he was stunned and heartbroken by revelations that his staff was behind the traffic jam designed to punish a local mayor who declined to endorse Christie's re-election bid.    REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) - RTX177WY
Take a minute to watch the video, and then add your name to our online petition telling Chris Christie to keep his dirty politics out of South Carolina.

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Thanks for always standing with us,

Andrew

Click here to watch the video again and to add your name:

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Originally posted to pdc on Tue Mar 04, 2014 at 10:00 AM PST.

Also republished by The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party.

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