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Republicans deploy fear factor in targeting female candidates

More than in any election in the past decade, Republicans are counting on terrorism fears to win votes – especially in races against female Democrats. At least 60 terrorism- or national security-related ads have aired in congressional contests in such states as Georgia, Kentucky and North Carolina. They’re running with the most intensity since President George W. Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign, when the airwaves were full of ads depicting Democrat John Kerry as weak on national security

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