The Democratic National Committee debuted a new television advertisement to promote President Barack Obama's jobs plan.
The 30-second spot hit the airwaves today in the Raleigh and Greenville markets as part of a larger national blitz ahead of the U.S. Senate's vote later this week on components of the American Jobs Act that give businesses tax credits for hiring unemployed veterans.
In the ad, Iraq war veteran Steve Gallucci says he just wants to "get his white-picket fence. This jobs plan is definitely going to do that."
As we reported previously, the DNC is spending big on North Carolina TV ahead of the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Party officials didn't release information on the cost of this buy.
The full script is below.
STEVE: Finding jobs has been very hard.
SUPER: Steve Gallucci, Iraq War Veteran
STEVE'S WIFE: You know you’re gonna do great.
STEVE: Yeah, I think I will. I think this one’s a good one.
SUPER: Currently unemployed
STEVE: I served my country and can’t find a job.
VO: The President's jobs plan gives tax credits for hiring veterans
SUPER: The President’s Jobs Plan: Tax credits for hiring veterans - AmericanJobsAct.com
VO: And it's paid for by asking millionaires and corporations to pay their fair share.
SUPER: The President’s Jobs Plan: Fully paid for, Millionaires and corporations pay fair share - AmericanJobsAct.com
VO: But Republicans have said no.
SUPER: But Republicans have said NO
STEVE: I just got married. I just want to earn a living. Start my family. Get the white picket fence.
SUPER: Tell Congress: We can’t wait.
STEVE: This jobs plan definitely is going to do that.
SUPER: Pass the President’s jobs plan for veterans. Get details at AmericanJobsAct.com