The HillTube

Dem Sink launches first ad

Democrat Alex Sink launched her first ad on Wednesday, a positive bio spot that features her dad ribbing her for her “stubborn” insistence on running for Congress.

The ad comes the morning after David Jolly, a former staffer to the late Rep. Bill Young, won the Republican nomination to pursue his old boss’ seat. And it’s an attempt to frame Sink as a bipartisan bridge-builder, in contrast to a gridlocked Congress.

“When my daughter Alex told me she was running for Congress, I tried to talk her out of it — but she’s stubborn,” Kester Sink says at the opening of the ad.

He adds: “I told her nothing gets done in Washington.”

Sink responds: “I’ve always gotten things done by working with people you don’t always agree with.”

Read more from The Hill.

More in Campaign

First Bernie Sanders television ad touts 'Real Change'

Read more »