"Now it's the Democratic 3rd Congressional District candidate who's running TV ads" - Dr. Kathie Allen for Congress "Now it's the Democratic 3rd Congressional District candidate who's running TV ads" - Dr. Kathie Allen for Congress

“Now it’s the Democratic 3rd Congressional District candidate who’s running TV ads”

From the Deseret News:

After a summer of seemingly nonstop TV commercials for Republicans seeking to fill the congressional vacancy left by former Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the Democratic candidate in the race has hit the airwaves.

But the 60-second spot from Cottonwood Heights physician Kathie Allen never mentions her party affiliation, instead focusing on what she says is a need to “drop the partisanship” in dealing with health care.

 “I’m not even sure that was particularly deliberate,” Allen said Tuesday of not identifying herself as the Democratic candidate in the special election being held in November for the remainder of Chaffetz’s term.

“I just think that sometimes labels can really obfuscate a message. I mean, I’m not ashamed of being a Democrat,” she said. “The message of the ad was that we should get beyond labels and come together in this country to solve problems.”

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