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New Anti-Healey Ad Hits Airwaves

A group bolstered by Democratic and labor union donations has launched the first independently funded negative ads against Republican candidate for governor Kerry Healey.

The Patriot Majority Fund declares "Kerry Healey just doesn't get it'' in the ad that started running on statewide TV Tuesday morning.

In the 30 second spot, the group accuses Healey of using state employees to staff her political events and "state police escorts to avoid traffic jams.''

There was no immediate response from the Healey campaign to the ad. The lieutenant governor is unopposed in next Tuesday's primary.

Patriot Majority Fund was founded in 2005 and has been supported by the Service Employees International Union.

This program aired on September 12, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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