Ad Campaigns Urge Crucial Senators To Vote Against GOP Health Bill
The AARP, the Democratic National Committee and a trade group for safety-net health plans are launching campaigns targeting key Senate Republicans.
DNC Targets Louisiana, Cassidy On Medicaid Expansion
The Democratic National Committee is launching an ad campaign in Louisiana specifically focusing on Medicaid and putting pressure on one of its senators’ vote on the Republican health care bill. ... The ad comes as the state’s Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy is seen as a crucial vote for the Senate legislation. (Garcia, 7/11)
Ad Campaign Urges Portman, Capito To Oppose Medicaid Cuts In Health Bill
A trade group for safety-net health plans is launching a six-figure ad campaign urging two key Republican senators to oppose any legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that includes cuts to Medicaid. The Association for Community Affiliated Plans is running radio ads this week targeting centrist GOP Sens. Rob Portman of Ohio and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia. The ads focus on the potential economic consequences to constituents if they’re taken off their state’s Medicaid rolls. (Reid, 7/11)
AARP Ads Target Five GOP Senators On Healthcare Bill
The AARP is targeting five key Republicans senators in the healthcare debate with new radio and TV ads in their home states. The ads warn that seniors will pay "even more on premiums ... more for prescriptions ... and [your] family's coverage could be taken away" if the Senate GOP's healthcare bill passes. (Hellmann, 7/11)