Dem super-PAC attacks Cassidy

A major Democratic super-PAC is launching a new ad attacking the leading Republican contender in Louisiana's Senate race, Rep. Bill CassidyWilliam (Bill) Morgan CassidyFive things to watch for in Trump's 2020 budget Overnight Health Care - Presented by Kidney Care Partners - FDA chief Scott Gottlieb resigns | House Dems to take up drug pricing bills next week | Planned Parenthood, doctors group sue over Trump abortion rule Paul says forced vaccinations is 'giving up on liberty for a false sense of security' MORE (R-La.).

"In Louisiana, we expect leaders to solve problems, not become part of the problem," the narrator says in the new Senate Majority PAC ad.

The ad, which is backed by a $250,000 buy and will run statewide, charges he has voted to "raise the retirement age to 70, to raise Medicare costs $6,000 a year, and … 16 times to shut down the government."

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It cites his support for the Republican Study Committee's 2014 budget and Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) proposed 2012 budget.

The former would eventually raise the Social Security eligibility age to 70, and the latter would reform Medicare in a way that would result in higher premiums for seniors, starting nearly a decade from now, according to an analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

"That's Congressman Cassidy's record in the House. He'd hurt us even more in the Senate," the narrator closes.

It's the super-PAC's first foray into the Louisiana Senate race, and it comes the same week Sen. Mary LandrieuMary Loretta LandrieuDems wrestle over how to vote on ‘Green New Deal’ Lobbying world Former New Orleans mayor: It's not my 'intention' to run for president MORE (D-La.) launched her own, touting her work to fix ObamaCare.

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