The two-week saga of the anti-Tom DeLay ad comes to something like a close today when it finally runs on the air.
A controversial ad linking Rep. Tom DeLay to former lobbyist Jack Abramoff will hit the airwaves in Houston today after local television stations had declined to show an earlier ad.
The revised ad calling for DeLay to resign his congressional post is set to air on KPRC-NBC (Channel 2) and KRIV-FOX (Channel 26), according to Campaign for America's Future, one of two liberal public interest groups that joined forces last week to run the ad.
D'Artagnan Bebel, vice president and general manager of KRIV, said Saturday that his station will air the revamped ad, but representatives for KPRC could not be reached to confirm the station would show the ad.
"I've accepted the revised spot," Bebel said Saturday.
The ad, titled "Out of Sight," is to air during this morning's news programs.