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WASHINGTON-- On Monday, with Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) promising a final vote on financial regulatory reform in the next few days, rather than weeks, thousands descended on K Street in Washington, D.C., to lobby the lobbyists.
A pro-business group intent on torpedoing the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is taking the battle to the airwaves in Colorado and three other states with a million-dollar ad campaign, TPM Election Central reports. The 30-second TV ad, which began airing Tuesday, links embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a union backing the legislation and ends with a plea to "call Sen. (Ken) Salazar. Tell him to say no to the Union Boss Bailout."