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Janice Hahn airs two more TV commercials in hot special election for Congress

June 27, 2011 |  1:46 pm

Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn is airing two more campaign spots on cable television -- one of them an upbeat review of her record and the other a slam at her opponent's.

In a commercial dubbed "Will fight for our agenda," the Hahn campaign lays out the Democratic candidate's "nonpartisan roots"  (council seats are technically nonpartisan) and her "common-sense agenda of job creation and cutting Washington spending while protecting Medicare."

The second ad is titled "Extreme" and takes aim at -- you guessed it -- her Republican opponent, businessman Craig Huey. It takes Huey's conservative views on such issues as the Federal Reserve and Planned Parenthood and puts him to the right of Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich.

Huey, too, has been running a TV spot in the strongly Democratic, South Bay-based 36th Congressional District. His features a couple of adorable kids whose lemonade stand earnings get taken by two sinister-looking men "from the government."

The July 12 election is to replace former Rep. Jane Harman (D-Venice), who resigned soon after the term began to head a Washington, D.C., think tank.

Watch the video clips below.

-- Jean Merl