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Pro-Obama Super-PAC Echoes Campaign’s Jobs Attack in Ads

President Barack Obama’s campaign and a super-political action committee supporting him are using the same failed Kansas City steel company in television advertisements meant to portray presumed Republican opponent Mitt Romney as a ruthless businessman.

Priorities Action USA bought about $4 million of air time for the 30-second spot through the end of May, according to a person familiar with the ad buy. Like the Obama campaign, the super-PAC highlights the 2001 bankruptcy of GST Steel, which Romney’s Bain Capital LLC took over in 1993.