As New Hampshire Union Leader columnist John DiStaso reported on Thursday morning, Republican strategist Patrick Hynes has launched a new political action committee called the July Fourth Forum PAC.
Hynes and the Forum have also unveiled their first radio ad targeting Democrat gubernatorial hopeful Maggie Hassan of Exeter. The ad zeroes in on Hassan’s voting record and support for past tax measures.
Within hours, Hassan responded with an e-mail to her supports saying, “As you may know, I announced my campaign for governor of New Hampshire on Tuesday. It did not take but two days for an extremist PAC to start running radio ads attacking me.”
Hynes and Amelia Chasse, who serves as the Treasurer of the July Fourth Forum PAC, are affiliated with NH Journal.