Conservative ad touts O-Care opposition

A conservative nonprofit is launching a new ad tying Sen. Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenate passes 0B defense bill Overnight Health Care: New GOP ObamaCare repeal bill gains momentum Overnight Finance: CBO to release limited analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill | DOJ investigates Equifax stock sales | House weighs tougher rules for banks dealing with North Korea MORE (R-Ky.) to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and touting their opposition to ObamaCare.

The ad, from Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, is backed by a $382,000 buy and will run for a week across the state.

“For Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, fighting ObamaCare isn’t about politics. It’s a fight for the Kentucky families who are losing their health coverage,” the ad says.

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It adds that the two are “working together to stop ObamaCare.”

The spot gives McConnell some cover on his right flank, where he faces a challenge from conservative Matt Bevin, by aligning him with Tea Party favorite Paul.

And it emphasizes his opposition to a widely unpopular law, one that’s given Democrats a political headache with a rocky rollout in recent weeks.

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