Emboldened By Massachusetts, Group Uses Brown's Victory To Attack Dems

The Massachusetts Senate election was a coup for Republicans, and one group is rolling that success over into some attacks on Democrats: the group Americans for Responsible Health Care, which ran print ads in Massachusetts supporting Scott Brown, announced that it will now run newspaper ads that use Brown's victory to attack Democratic Sens. Harry Reid (NV), Arlen Specter (PA), Blanche Lincoln (AR), Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), and Barbara Boxer (CA), all of whom could face tough reelection races (though less so for Boxer), in their home states. See one of the ads below:

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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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