HULSHOF STRIKES BACK
Without much fanfare, Hulshof campaign answers Sarah Steelman's claims in new 30-second spot airing in southwest Missouri . . . With picturesque farm in the background, Hulshof looks straight into the camera for the entire ad, and defends his record as a conservative . . . To combat "Washington tag," cites his role in rebuking former House Majority Leader Tom Delay for ethics flap . . .
Pledges to take the high road in tagline: "Sarah can spend all the money she wants on phony attack ads, I'll spend my time talking about Missouri's future.