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Health Law Opponents Queue Up New Ad Campaign

The new ads, from the conservative group Americans for Prosperity, target individual members of Congress.

The New York Times: Tea Party Group Begins Anti-Health Care Law Blitz In Four House Districts
Americans for Prosperity, the Tea Party group that has made rolling back the health care law one of its priorities, is starting a $2 million campaign of television, radio and Internet advertisements aimed at lawmakers facing tough re-election battles in four House swing districts (Stolberg, 10/23).

Los Angeles Times: Next Wave Of Obamacare War: Ads To Hold Lawmakers 'Accountable'
As it wages a state-by-state battle to limit the reach of the nation's healthcare law, the conservative group Americans for Prosperity is launching a $2-million ad buy to hold congressional lawmakers “accountable” for their votes on Obamacare. AFP is launching the first round of the new television ads Wednesday in Arizona, Colorado, Florida and California, where they are targeting Rep. Scott Peters of San Diego, a freshman Democrat (Reston, 10/23).

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