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Allen Ad: Kaine Wants to 'Raise Taxes' to Stop Defense Cuts

9:28 AM, Oct 24, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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In Virginia, Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine are in a tight Senate battle. The Real Clear Politics average shows Kaine with a one-point lead. Allen has a new 30-second TV ad in which he makes the pitch on taxes and defense spending directly.

"The defense cuts Tim Kaine supported are threatening over 200,000 Virginia jobs," he says. "His solution is to raise taxes. That's not the answer. That would cost us even more jobs." Watch the ad below:

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