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The nation is watching the tight race between Democrat Theresa Greenfield and incumbent Republican Joni Ernst for one of Iowa's U.S. Senate seats.
A six-second ad paid for by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee claims, 'Joni Ernst gave trillions in tax breaks to corporate special interests. She's not on our side.'
The text with the ad on Facebook, which shared it Sept. 16 as sponsored content, goes on to claim that Ernst 'wants to pay for it by cutting our Medicare.'
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