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Romney Campaign Press Release - Romney For President Launches New Radio Ad, "Michigan Values"

January 10, 2008


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Boston, MA – Today, Romney for President launched its newest radio ad, "Michigan Values." The ad features Congressman Pete Hoekstra (R-MI) and his wife, Diane Hoekstra, discussing why their family is proud to support Governor Romney. Having grown up in Michigan, Governor Romney's values are Michigan's values. As President, Governor Romney will work with Michigan leaders like Congressman Hoekstra to protect our traditional family values, strengthen our economy and change Washington. Michigan is personal for Governor Romney, and as President, he will work to ensure that Michigan and all of America is strong.

The ad will begin airing as part of the campaign's rotation today in Michigan. Script and audio link are below.

Script For "Michigan Values" (RADIO:60):

CONGRESSMAN PETE HOEKSTRA: "Hi, this is Congressman Pete Hoekstra."

DIANE HOEKSTRA: "And this is Diane Hoekstra."

CONGRESSMAN PETE HOEKSTRA: "These are serious times for America."

DIANE HOEKSTRA: "And for the American family."

CONGRESSMAN PETE HOEKSTRA: "And that's why our family took a hard look at all the candidates for President."

DIANE HOEKSTRA: And if you care about the family, one candidate stands out.


DIANE HOEKSTRA: "Governor Mitt Romney represents the values that are important to us. He will fight for the unborn and traditional marriage."

CONGRESSMAN PETE HOEKSTRA: "Mitt Romney's values are Michigan values."

DIANE HOEKSTRA: "They ought to be, he grew up right here, in Michigan."

CONGRESSMAN PETE HOEKSTRA: "Mitt Romney will also fight to change Washington. He'll lower middle class taxes, reducing federal spending, and if Congress gets out of line..."


CONGRESSMAN PETE HOEKSTRA: "Yeah, Mitt Romney, he'll use that veto pen."

DIANE HOEKSTRA: "And Mitt Romney will look out for Michigan. Creating jobs and protecting our lakes. For Mitt Romney, Michigan is personal."

CONGRESSMAN PETE HOEKSTRA: "You know, I respect all the candidates, but when it comes to leading America into the future, Mitt Romney, he has the energy and vision to make a real difference."

DIANE HOEKSTRA: "Please join us..."

CONGRESSMAN PETE HOEKSTRA: "...the Hoekstra family"

DIANE HOEKSTRA: "In supporting Mitt Romney. He will make a great President."

GOVERNOR MITT ROMNEY: "I'm Mitt Romney and I approved this message."

To listen to "Michigan Values," please see:

Mitt Romney, Romney Campaign Press Release - Romney For President Launches New Radio Ad, "Michigan Values" Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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