Playing The Class Card Could Get The Democrats Trumped

The ever-so-average working-class burgs of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Erie, Pa., have become key testing grounds for a Democratic counterattack on the GOP's Contract With America. For a week beginning on Apr. 11, the two towns have been bombarded with TV ads that blast two contract signers--Representatives Jay Dickey (R-Ark.) and Phil English (R-Pa.)--for cutting school lunches and education "so the wealthy special interests could get a tax break."

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