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Cross­roads Grass­roots Pol­icy Strate­gies is get­ting strate­gic, and to the tune of six fig­ures. The ad­vo­cacy group has spent $650,000 on ad­ver­tis­ing buys in Al­bu­querque, N.M.; Colum­bus, Ohio; and Las Ve­gas — all spots where Pres­i­dent Obama is pitch­ing his en­ergy plan this week.

“Bad en­ergy poli­cies mean en­ergy prices we can’t af­ford,” the 30-sec­ond spot says, and it urges view­ers to con­tact the White House and Congress.

“In­stead of de­liv­er­ing prac­ti­cal so­lu­tions to make en­ergy more af­ford­able, Pres­i­dent Obama is pur­su­ing re­stric­tive and naive poli­cies that are hurt­ing fam­i­lies at the pump and in their util­ity bills,” says Steven Law, pres­i­dent of the group. “There

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