U-S Senate candidate Jack Carter launched his first television ads today, airing a spot reminding voters that he is the son of former president Jimmy Carter.
The Las Vegas investment consultant is running as a Democrat to
unseat first-term Republican Senator John Ensign.
In a commercial running in Las Vegas and Reno, Carter mentions
his rural roots, Navy service and that his father instilled in him
A second ad criticizes the current government policy of not
negotiating with drug companies to lower Medicare costs.
Carter is trying come from behind in both the polls and the
At last reporting in April, Ensign had a war chest about six
times as large as Carter and a healthy lead in the polls.