The 60-second spot from Americans for Prosperity will air on national cable outlets.
The ad for background checks will air during the State of the Union.
The Americans United for Change TV ad is the latest volley in the fight over benefits.
Republican strategist Ricky Diaz is joining FP1 Strategies, a major GOP government and political firm.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and campaign finance reform groups pulled their lawsuit after the federal government proposed new rules to rein in "dark money" groups.
The NRSC cast doubt on an ad where the senator said the Bible is his "compass."
A Democratic super-PAC with close ties to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Friday a slate of new hires for a "Correct the Record" effort designed to defend Democratic candidates for 2016.