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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jul 21, 2014

The first TV attack ad aimed at three incumbent state Supreme Court justices hit the air Saturday morning, News Channel 5 reports. The 30-second spot, sponsored by the Tennessee Forum, argues that “liberal Democrats control our court and threaten your freedom.” The ad also claims that the justices “advanced Obamacare in Tennessee.” In a news conference Saturday, the justices countered those claims and their campaign called the Obamacare allegation “absolutely false." "They don't have anything to do with ... Obamacare,” said Carol Andrews. “It does not come before their court and won’t come before their court.” Justice at Stake reports that TV ad time purchases by the Tennessee Forum total at least $119,055