03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Senior Republican Wants Congressional Hearing On MoveOn Ad

The ranking Republican on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform wants to convene a hearing on whether The New York Times violated campaign-finance laws when it granted a discounted rate for MoveOn.org's "General Betray Us" ad.

Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) asked committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) Tuesday to convene a hearing on the issue, saying that any rate change "for political advertising could constitute an unlawful campaign contribution."

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