ATLANTA - U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Jon Ossoff released his first TV ad of the general election campaign Thursday, highlighting his background as an investigative journalist.

Ossoff, who won last month’s Democratic primary in a crowded field, heads a 28-year-old investigative media company that exposes corruption and organized crime worldwide.

“We’ve exposed sexual slavery by ISIS, crooked judges, child trafficking and bribery,” Ossoff says in a 30-second ad entitled “We Investigate.”

“Corruption is why politicians let health insurance companies rip off our families, and polluters poison our air and water. Fighting corruption is my job, and it’s what I’ll do as your senator.”

Ossoff’s first general-election ad comes a day after incumbent Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., released his first two TV ads. Perdue, who is seeking a second six-year term, won the Republican nomination unopposed.

The Democrat’s ad goes on to state he is refusing to accept campaign contributions from corporate political action committees. He has accused Perdue of being beholden to corporate interests by accepting corporate PAC checks.

Ossoff won nearly 53% of the vote in the June primary. By gaining the support of more than half of Democratic voters, he avoided a runoff in August and now can take aim at the November election.

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