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Labor groups launch ad campaign for public option

New York Times, September 16, 2009

Health Care for America Now, made up of more than 1,000 labor unions and Democratic groups, has started a new advertising campaign on in which it advocates for a government-run health insurance plan by demonizing the health insurance industry. HCAN is spending $1.2 million for a commercial to run for two weeks on national cable television and local Washington, DC, stations. It has also started a round of print advertisements in publications that specialize in coverage of Congress.