Biden campaign running ads during Fever-Mystics WNBA game

President Biden’s reelection campaign is placing ads to run during Caitlin Clark’s Indiana Fever WNBA game against the Washington Mystics Friday night.

The ad buy during the game is part of the campaign’s June media blitz, the campaign told The Hill. The campaign did not say which ads or how many will run.

Clark has brought in record viewership since joining the WNBA, with her debut in the league having the highest viewership for any WNBA game on ESPN, The Associated Press reported.

The Friday game will air on the network ION. ION aired an Indiana Fever game over Memorial Day weekend, and it set the record for the network’s most-watched WNBA game, Sports Business Journal reported.

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff will be at the game Friday, which is in Washington, D.C., to mark National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

The Biden campaign also aired an ad for the first game of the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks Thursday evening.

The one-minute ad titled “Flag” argued that American freedoms are under attack by “an extreme movement that seeks to overturn elections, ban books, and eliminate a women’s right to choose.”

“Under Joe Biden, the sun will not set on this flag. American democracy will not break,” the ad says.

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