The Republican-aligned Crossroads GPS is making major buys targeting five House Democrats.


The purchases, totaling $3.1 million, are aimed at knocking down Democratic Reps. Ami BeraAmerish (Ami) Babulal BeraDemocrats bicker over strategy on impeachment Seniors deserve access to Health Savings Accounts Democratic lawmakers support Bustos after DCCC resignations MORE (Calif.), Scott Peters (Calif.), Brad Schneider (Ill.) Bill Enyart (Ill.) and Nick RahallNick Joe RahallWe shouldn't allow politics to impede disaster relief Break the cycle of partisanship with infant, child health care programs Clinton mulls role in 2018 midterms MORE (W.Va.). All are top Republican targets this fall.

Bera faces the largest buy — almost $900,000 in his Sacramento media market. All buys from the issue advocacy group start within the week.

Crossroads usually spends most of its time and money on Senate races, though it has dipped into House races on occasion. Republicans are poised to pick up a few seats this fall, but some GOP operatives have worried that Democratic candidates' and official committees' big fundraising edge could put those gains at risk. Crossroads seems to be looking to make sure that doesn't happen.