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And now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine.
Nearly a half million taxpayer dollars were spent on commercials touting the Obama administration's green jobs effort.
The Labor Department contract -- stimulus funds to our commercials on to prime time MSNBC shows.
The ads promoted job corps training specifically aimed at environmentally friendly careers.
The official contract shows a whopping zero jobs were created.
Zero labor officials say it was an important outreach tool.
But critics of course say it's just another example of wasteful spending one watchdog group saying quote taxpayers would be a lot happier at the end of the day the -- -- completed road.
Rather than a bunch of ads on cable television.
Some weighty allegations are flying around the sunshine state regarding Florida Republican congressman David Rivera.
The Miami Herald reports campaign vendors say Rivera helped run a shadow campaign for a Democrats failed primary -- In an effort to knock off another Democrat.
That could be illegal.
One vendor says Rivera contacted him last month and requested a list of voters who were ultimately targeted in eleven mailers sent by the campaign.
-- -- -- -- -- -- The vendor says he spoke numerous times with Rivera and even copied him on an email related to the flyers paid for with envelopes of cash.
Which insiders say it's highly unusual.
The -- campaign says the email was a mistake in that their candidate has no connection with a stern ad campaign.
Finally Ohio will be tough to win for either candidate of course but it's also apparently tough to -- A Romney staffer tweeted this photo of President Obama lining up with -- Ohio students.
With the caption a word of advice to Barack Obama.
It's no H I uh oh that has eighteen electoral votes not -- I H well.
At some point the group must -- realized their error because the Obama campaign tweeted this correctly spelled.
Later on you'll remember the Romney campaign got its share of ribbing for an app that spelled America -- -- Earlier this year.
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