Conservative group hits radio to help Corbett

Tom Corbett, Tom Wolf
In this combination of 2014 photos Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, left, and Democrat Tom Wolf are shown in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A conservative non-profit organization is the first outside group to air ads in support of Gov. Tom Corbett’s re-election bid.
The Delaware-based group, Let Freedom Ring, says it began running the one-minute radio ads Monday in Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, Pittsburgh and York.
Corbett, a Republican, has already been attacked in $3 million worth of TV ads by two outside groups that support his Democratic challenger, Tom Wolf.
Let Freedom Ring is a nonprofit that does not have to disclose its donors.
Let Freedom Ring’s president, Colin Hanna, says the ads will run initially for two weeks at a cost of six figures. Hanna says he thinks Wolf’s polling lead is flimsy because it is based on voter impressions of Wolf’s heavy TV advertising.
The election is Nov. 4.

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