JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Senate campaign ad for Missouri Democrat Robin Carnahan has been pulled from her website after a lawsuit by Fox News Network alleging copyright infringement.
Carnahan spokesman Linden Zakula defended the ad Thursday and said the campaign believes it complies with the law. Although it was pulled from the Internet, he said the ad will remain on TV.
The ad includes a clip from a 2006 interview by Fox News journalist Christopher Wallace with Republican Congressman Roy Blunt, who is Carnahan's opponent in the Senate race. In it, Wallace cites Blunt's ties to lobbyists and asks whether he's the right man to lead a reform effort.
A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday by Fox News claims copyright infringement and the misuse of Wallace's image.
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