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Rossi vs. Murray on what 'pork' is


On Monday, we pointed out this quote from Dino Rossi, the leading Republican to take on Washington state Sen. Patty Murray (D) in November:

"The idea of dragging home pork is an old-school measurement of a senator,’ said Republican Dino Rossi… ‘And right now, with Republicans and Democrats alike doing that, it's bankrupting America. There's nothing in the Constitution that says the job of a senator is bringing home pork."

Yet this new TV ad from Murray appears to be a response of sorts to that Rossi claim. Murray is essentially here, "Bringing home the pork also means bringing home -- and keeping -- jobs to your state."