American Federation of Teachers

"Working Hard"
60 sec. ad run
in OH starting approx. Oct. 20, 2008.


Elisa: People in Ohio are definitely the hardest working people around.

Todd: I'm a high school computer science teacher...

Mary: I'm a special education teacher...

Todd: These are tough times for a lot of people.

Elisa: Neighbors, my co-workers, everybody's...

Todd: ...stressed out because they can't keep up with their bills.

Mary: People are struggling... they're trying to make ends meet.

Elisa: George Bush has made a mess.

Mary: I worry that we'll get more of the same with John McCain.

Todd: We cannot continue to do the same thing we've been doing and expect a different result.

Elisa: Barack Obama... is running to change things.

Announcer: Barack Obama. Running for President with new ideas to solve the economic crisis. Bold leadership to bring our nation together... ensure that everyone has access to quality health
care coverage... and a good education.

Todd: With Barack Obama change means opportunities.

Elisa: Barack Obama gets it.

Announcer: Barack Obama. Steady leadership we can depend on. Change we can believe in.

Mary: I'm voting for Barack Obama for President.

Announcer: Paid for by the American Federation of Teachers AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 800-238-1133. And not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee. AFTCOPE is responsible for the content of this advertising.