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 TrumpThe Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina Congress eyes billion to billion to combat coronavirus Sanders makes the case against Biden ahead of SC primary MORE’s trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, benefits from the GOP tax bill, and private equity investment in the Sunshine State.


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-PowellThe Memo: Democratic rivals have seven days to stop Sanders Sanders under fire from Democrats over praise for Castro regime Trump administration imposes Venezuela sanctions on Russian oil company MORE, Donna ShalalaDonna Edna ShalalaNo exceptions when it comes to our kids' health Sanders defends Castro comments in wake of backlash from some Democrats GOP casts Sanders as 2020 boogeyman MORE, Stephanie MurphyStephanie MurphyGOP casts Sanders as 2020 boogeyman Sanders under fire from Democrats over praise for Castro regime The Hill's Campaign Report: Democrats reckon with Sanders's rise MORE, Bill PoseyWilliam (Bill) Joseph PoseyTrump takes track to open Daytona 500 Fed chief issues stark warning to Congress on deficits Scientists join Democrats in panning EPA's 'secret science' rule MORE, Darren SotoDarren Michael SotoOvernight Energy: Panel gives chairman power to subpoena Interior | House passes bill to protect wilderness | House Republicans propose carbon capture bill | Ocasio-Cortez introduces bill to ban fracking Ocasio-Cortez introduces national fracking ban Lawmakers raise concerns over Russia's growing influence in Venezuela MORE, and Charlie CristCharles (Charlie) Joseph CristDemocrats gear up for State of the Union protests as impeachment lingers The most expensive congressional races of the last decade The biggest political upsets of the decade 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 Energy: Murkowski, Manchin unveil major energy bill | Lawmakers grill EPA chief over push to slash agency's budget | GOP lawmaker accuses Trump officials of 'playing politics' over Yucca Mountain Lawmakers race to pass emergency coronavirus funding Trump upends controversial surveillance fight 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.