Obama's political arm targets Republicans

Posted by Anita Kumar on October 7, 2013 

President Barack Obama's political organization, Organizing for Action, released a new TV ad Monday blaming the federal government shutdown on tea party Republicans.

The ad, airing on cable stations, urges House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio to allow a vote of a spending bill with no strings attached.

"This lack of leadership has caused the first government shutdown in 17 years, hurting hard-working Americans and our economy," according to OFA. "If this continues, America faces the potential of an unprecedented default on its debt and a politically induced global economic crisis."

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