Political attack ads can be vicious – but the jabs don’t normally come from the candidate’s own family. That, though, is what has happened to the Arizona Republican Paul Gosar. And then some.
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Six of Gosar’s nine siblings are helping his Democratic opponent by starring in a series of campaign messages. As news of the ads spread on Saturday, Gosar responded defiantly, calling his brothers and sisters “disgruntled Hillary supporters” of whom “Stalin would be proud”.