Ads For Mass. Consumer Affairs Create Political Controversy

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BOSTON-An ad campaign by CC and D Communications for the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs has been met with cries of foul play.
The Massachusetts Democratic State Committee has objected to the presence in advertising of Consumer Affairs director Michael Duffy, a likely Republican candidate for state treasurer next year.
Committee counsel James Roosevelt said the ads, paid for with more than $300,000 in public funds, amount to free promotion for Duffy as he prepares for a possible political campaign.

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