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On the heels of a rousing new poll showing him charging past most of the field, US Senate candidate Eddie Mauro is spending almost a half a million dollars on media in the run-up to the election with a thought-provoking critique of his main challenger, Theresa Greenfield. 

The spot, titled ‘Choose Wisely’, showcases Mauro’s handling of the 2008 economic collapse and how he took a pay cut so no one in his company was let go. From the ad:

Theresa Greenfield’s company chose differently. She refused to take responsibility when her company defaulted on loans, laid-off employees, and closed shop in Iowa. Her record shows we can’t trust Theresa Greenfield.

The new spot will be broadcast on traditional broadcast television, statewide cable and satellite, digital and social media with the lions’ share of the half a million-dollar buy earmarked for broadcast tv. 

‘Choose Wisely’ is available for viewing here: https://youtu.be/wNKuU_BJt7E

Mauro is the front-runner among all candidates challenging Theresa Greenfield for the nomination, leading both Kimberly Graham and Mike Franken. 

Internal polling of those requesting absentee ballots in Iowa shows Mauro and Greenfield In a dead heat within the margin of error at nearly 14%, with Franken and Graham taking less than 5% of the vote with early voters. 

Mauro appears 7 days a week on a campaign livestream, Mon-Sat at 4p and Sunday at 2p. The Mauro for Senate campaign has livestreamed over 80 programs with over 65 hours of content which is more than the rest of the other candidates combined. New and archived livestreams are available for viewing at eddiemauro.com/live.