Herring releases his first television ad

One week after state Sen. Mark D. Obenshain of Harrissonburg, the Republican candidate for attorney general, released his first television ad of the 2013 race, his Democratic rival Mark R. Herring, a state senator from Loudoun County, followed suit.

In the ad, Herring puts his focus on family and pragmatic solutions to the problems Virginia families face. The ad highlights Herring’s work to pass the bipartisan transportation bill to get folks home with their families quicker, and sponsoring legislation that protects seniors from financial scams.

Obenshain also features his family in his ad, leaving much of the talking up to his daughter Tucker.

“I’m proud to broadcast my message of taking the politics out of the attorney general’s office and putting the law first,” Herring said in a statement released by his campaign today.