Three House Democrats representing swing districts are under attack by a Republican group aligned with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy that opposes President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package.
The American Action Network unveiled a $1 million advertising campaign Wednesday targeting Rep. Cindy Axne in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, Rep. Jared Golden in Maine’s 2nd, and Rep. Ron Kind in Wisconsin’s 3rd. The spots, running on television and digital platforms, tie Biden’s proposal to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The three Democrats are accused of supporting a bloated infrastructure bill financed by onerous tax increases that would hurt small businesses and leave people unemployed.
“This is just the first step of our efforts to ensure Americans understand the disastrous consequences Pelosi’s plan would bear for families, small businesses and our economic recovery,” Dan Conston, American Action Network president, said in a statement.
The political nonprofit group’s television ad features