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David Vitter

Angelle campaign takes issue with ad from pro-Vitter PAC

An attack ad launched by a super PAC supporting David Vitter's campaign for governor says his GOP rival Scott Angelle wants to "tax the Internet" and collect $900 more a year from each Louisiana taxpayer. Angelle's campaign fought back Wednesday, saying the ad is deliberately misleading, and that if anyone is forcing people in Louisiana to pay sales tax for their Internet purchases, it's Vitter. At issue is a 30-second ad running in north Louisiana by the Fund for Louisiana's Future, which criticizes Angelle for supporting passage of a federal law that would require companies to collect state sales taxes on Internet purchases. Vitter, a U.S. senator, voted...