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Conservative ad touts O-Care opposition

A conservative nonprofit is launching a new ad tying Sen. Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellPompeo lacks votes for positive vote on panel GOP poised to advance rules change to speed up Trump nominees Trump has not invited Democrats, media to state dinner: report 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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