GOP super-PAC ties vulnerable House Dems to Hillary
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The super-PAC tied to House Republican leadership is launching a new website to try and tie vulnerable House Democratic candidates to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWarren policy ideas show signs of paying off Biden at campaign kickoff event: I don't have to be 'angry' to win Top Dem: Trump helps GOP erase enthusiasm gap; Ohio a big problem MORE.

The new website is called "I'm with Careless," a reference to FBI Director James Comey's remarks that Clinton showed "extreme carelessness" in her handling of classified emails.


It targets 12 candidates in competitive races, who are shown in manipulated pictures wearing T-shirts reading "I'm with careless" — a spin on the joke T-shirts that read "I'm with stupid."

Each candidate has a profile linking them to Clinton and including their statements supporting the Democratic presidential nominee.

“Putting politics before principle, these Democrats are ‘Ready for Hillary’ regardless of how untrustworthy and reckless she’s found by voters or even the FBI,” said Emily Davis, the Congressional Leadership Fund's communications director.

“Democrats proudly embracing Hillary Clinton will have to explain to voters why they continue to stand by her record of scandals and dishonesty.”

The targeted candidates include Reps. Ami BeraAmerish (Ami) Babulal BeraA pathway to universal health care coverage Moderate Dems revive effort to stabilize ObamaCare markets The Hill's Morning Report — Groundhog Day: Negotiations implode as shutdown reaches 20 days MORE (Calif.), Pete GallegoPete Pena GallegoGOP candidate scores upset win in Texas state Senate runoff Koch group launches digital ads in tight Texas House race Iraq War vet wins Texas Dem runoff MORE (Texas) and Brad Ashford (Neb.) and candidates Morgan Carroll (Colo.), Annette Taddeo (Fla.), Joe GarciaJose (Joe) Antonio GarciaOvernight Defense: Biden honors McCain at Phoenix memorial service | US considers sending captured ISIS fighters to Gitmo and Iraq | Senators press Trump on ending Yemen civil war Biden pays tribute to McCain at emotional memorial service Mueller indictments: Congressional candidate asked Russian operatives for info on opponent MORE (Fla.), Jacky Rosen (Nev.), Colleen Deacon (N.Y.), Emily Cain (Maine), Steve Santarsiero (Pa.) and LuAnn Bennett (Va.)

It's the latest attempt by Republicans to flip the script on Democrats, who have repeatedly sought to link GOP down-ballot candidates with their nominee, Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens MORE.

Both Clinton and Trump sport historically low favorability ratings for presidential nominees.