Biz groups target Florida voters ahead of Democratic debates in Miami

 Biz groups target Florida voters ahead of Democratic debates in Miami

Florida voters will be inundated with advertisements this week surrounding the 2020 Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday and Wednesday in Miami.

Business groups have launched digital ads pushing against Medicare for All and for President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE’s trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, benefits from the GOP tax bill, and private equity investment in the Sunshine State.

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Trade Works for America, a group advocating for Congress to approve the new North American trade deal, has English- and Spanish-language ads on television and digital platforms across Florida, including the Miami-area, urging local lawmakers to support the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

The ads target Florida Democratic Reps. Debbie Mucarsel-PowellDebbie Mucarsel-PowellProgressive Latino group launches first incumbent protection campaign Hispanic Democrats announce 'Latina Prosperity Principles' Gun epidemic is personal for lawmakers touched by violence MORE, Donna ShalalaDonna Edna ShalalaOvernight Health Care: Fireworks on health care expected at Dem debate | Trump FDA pick dodges on vaping ban | Trump to host meeting on youth vaping Friday | AMA calls for immediate vaping ban Congress feels heat to act on youth vaping Sanders doubles down on Bolivia 'coup,' few follow suit MORE, Stephanie MurphyStephanie MurphyTrump administration unveils new plan for notifying public on 2020 election interference Overnight Health Care: House Dems clash over Pelosi drug pricing bill | Senate blocks effort to roll back Trump ObamaCare moves | Number of uninsured children rises House Democrats clash over Pelosi's drug pricing bill MORE, Bill PoseyWilliam (Bill) Joseph PoseyScientists join Democrats in panning EPA's 'secret science' rule Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Trump official declines to detail plans if ObamaCare struck down | DEA unveils rule for opioid manufacturers | Republican tells Zuckerberg to allow anti-vax content Poll: Women more likely to say social media has negative effect on society MORE, Darren SotoDarren Michael SotoDemocrats demand FCC act over leak of phone location data Overnight Health Care — Presented by National Taxpayers Union — Buttigieg targets Warren, Sanders on health care ahead of debate | Judge overturns ObamaCare transgender protections | Poll sees support drop for 'Medicare for All' Hispanic voters push campaigns to address gun violence MORE, and Charlie CristCharles (Charlie) Joseph CristThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump's new controversy Florida Rep. Charlie Crist endorses Biden Pelosi says she'll no longer address anything Barr says MORE

This is part of Trade Works for America's multimillion-dollar, nationwide ad campaign to educate workers, job creators and lawmakers about the benefits of the USMCA.

The Reforming America's Taxes Equitably (RATE) Coalition, which is focused on the corporate tax rate, released targeted Twitter ads in Miami highlighting economic momentum due to the GOP tax bill. 

The ads question why any candidates would want to roll back tax reform and the coalition’s website includes a form to contact your representative about the benefits of tax reform.

The RATE Coalition’s members include Altria, AT&T, FedEx, Ford, Home Depot, UPS, and Verizon, among others.

One Nation, which is a group tied to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOvernight Health Care: Fireworks on health care expected at Dem debate | Trump FDA pick dodges on vaping ban | Trump to host meeting on youth vaping Friday | AMA calls for immediate vaping ban GOP senator blocks vote on House-passed Violence Against Women Act On The Money: Senate scraps plan to force second shutdown vote | Trump tax breaks for low-income neighborhoods draw scrutiny | McConnell rips House Dems for holding up trade deal MORE (R-Ky.), launched a $4 million ad campaign for television, radio and digital platforms, to push against Medicare for All.

The ads highlight stories out of Canada about its single-payer health care system and long wait times for patients, NBC reported.

The American Investment Council, which advocates for private investment interests, released a digital ad touting private equity investment in Florida.

The 30-second ad highlights that private equity invests in over 1 million employees in Florida, which is one in nine of the state's workers.