By Sarah Ferris - 10/01/14 06:00 AM EDT
Senate Republicans are marking the second year of ObamaCare exchanges with a fresh attack against Democrats who have endorsed the law.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is set to release a video on Wednesday, shared first with The Hill, condemning President Obama and his Democratic allies for "repeated lies" promoting the healthcare law.
The targets include Democratic incumbents locked in some of the nation's tightest races, including Sens. Mark PryorMark PryorEx-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm Top Democrats are no advocates for DC statehood Ex-Sen. Landrieu joins law and lobby firm MORE (D-Ark.), Mary LandrieuMary Landrieu oil is changing the world and Washington Ex-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm Republican announces bid for Vitter’s seat MORE (D-La.) Mark BegichMark BegichSenate GOP deeply concerned over Trump effect Ex-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm Unable to ban Internet gambling, lawmakers try for moratorium MORE (D-Alaska) and Mark UdallMark UdallColorado GOP Senate race to unseat Dem incumbent is wide open Energy issues roil race for Senate Unable to ban Internet gambling, lawmakers try for moratorium MORE (D-Col.).
"Over the past six years Barack ObamaBarack ObamaDems celebrate anniversary of gay marriage ruling Cannabis conversation urged at North American Leaders Summit Obama: 'There's still work to do' for gay community MORE and Washington Democrats have proven that they not only don't have the right solutions to get America growing again, but they lack the credibility to be trusted to keep their promises," said NRSC Press Secretary Brook Hougesen.
Democrats have faced flak for their "keep your plan" promise after some employers began changing or canceling plans to comply with the new law. The political phrase was dubbed "lie of the year" in 2013 by the independent fact-checking website, Politifact.
"Democrats lied about it then, and they're lying about it now," the ad reads.
In their most recent vote on ObamaCare, House Republicans passed a bill in mid-September that would have allowed employers to continue offering some group health plans even if they didn't comply with the law. The bill will not move past the Democratic-controlled Senate.
The NRSC's ad revives criticism surrounding President Obama's landmark healthcare law. While it's still remained an issue in several top races, foreign policy and other national security concerns have become top issues in races as well.
Approval for ObamaCare remains low, with 47 percent of people who said they dislike the law. Still, a majority of people who signed up for healthcare plans say they are satisfied with their coverage.
At least 7.3 million people signed up for the law over the last year, federal officials have said. The second year of enrollment will begin Nov. 15.
The Republican National Committee also released an ad attacking the healthcare law on Wednesday, featuring a man pretending to be "ObamaCare," stomping on Democratic campaigns.
"You know they're ruining your chances of keeping the Senate," one character says."If you like your Senate, you can keep your Senate," the ObamaCare man replies.
This post was updated at 9:37 a.m. and 10:59 a.m.