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AARP: Use of logo, name in attack ads not authorized


Last updated 10/5/2020 at 7:40am

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AARP has taken issue with political ads on both sides of the aisle using its logo and acting as if the organization is supporting a candidate.

An ad from the Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., campaign attacking his opponent, Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock, used the AARP logo, as did an ad from the Democratic Attorneys General Association attacking Republican Montana attorney general candidate Austin Knudsen.

AARP originally sent out a release saying Knudsen’s opponent, Democrat Raph Graybill, released that ad, but sent out another release after it found that the Democrat...

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