Stabenow, who's running for a third term, has pushed for trade policies aimed at China that impose duties and penalties on countries that manipulate their currency and penalize companies that steal intellectual property from U.S. companies. She's using the Hoekstra ad to raise money for her campaign, which already has nearly $6 million on hand.
Hoekstra's campaign is spending $75,000 to air the ad statewide Sunday. It aired in the Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo areas before the Super Bowl began and during the game in the Traverse City, Flint, Lansing and Marquette media markets, the campaign said.
The ad is set to run over the next two weeks on cable TV shows targeted at GOP voters.
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