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The Hill: Hoekstra Campaign Pulls Website Tied To Controversial Super Bowl Commercial

On February 9, 2012, The Hill reported:

 Former Rep. Pete Hoekstra’s (R-Mich.) campaign removed a website tied to his controversial Super Bowl ad Thursday, although his spokesman insists the Senate hopeful stands by — and will continue to air — the accompanying television spot.

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The ad, which features an Asian woman biking in front of rice paddies and speaking in broken English, aired in Michigan during the Super Bowl. Critics charged it had racial overtones.

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