The National Republican Congressional Committee is up with an ad attacking Rep. John BarrowJohn Jenkins BarrowOur democracy can’t afford to cut legal aid services from the budget Dem files Ethics complaint on Benghazi panel Barrow thanks staff in farewell speech MORE (D-Ga.), seeking to weaken his numbers ahead of what they're hoping will be a competitive race.

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The ad spotlights an Augusta mother tying Barrow to President Obama.

"When John Barrow votes with Obama to increase spending it is jeopardizing the future of our children. John Barrow votes with Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaMcCarthy: ‘No deadline on DACA’ Democrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration Trump’s first year in office was the year of the woman MORE on every issue that's important to us here in Georgia. He gets wrapped up in the politics of Washington and forgets about the constituents back home. We have to choose somebody else," says Amy Parris in the ad.

Barrow, the last white Democratic congressman left in the Deep South, has managed to hold onto his seat by finding distance from the national party. Republicans are hopeful that they've finally found a candidate, businessman Rick Allen (R), who might be able to beat him this fall.