The National Republican Senatorial Committee is continuing its onslaught against Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Jacky Rosen, launching its second television ad in two weeks focused on the one-woman consulting business she ran more than a decade ago.
The 30-second ad is called “Sketchy,” and features Etch-A-Sketch drawings of the Democratic congresswoman and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, while highlighting what it calls Rosen’s “sketchy resume” and “solid partisan” leanings in office.
The ad features a short clip of Rosen talking about building a business, which is contrasted with a Reno Gazette-Journal story that found no evidence the first-term congresswoman ever held a state or local business license.
“After lying about building a business and lying about her partisan voting history, Jacky Rosen can’t be trusted,” NRSC spokesman Michael McAdams said in a statement. “Nevada voters can’t afford to send Rosen to the Senate knowing her loyalty to Washington liberals and her trouble with telling the truth.”
In a statement released last week in response to a similar ad released by the NRSC, Rosen said the group was trying to have her experience as a female computer programmer “baselessly dismissed” or her “qualifications questioned.”
“I know how hard I worked to advance as a computer programmer in the male-dominated tech field and then continue my career as an independent consultant,” she said in a statement last week.
The group is spending six figures on the ad, which will air in the Reno television market.