The National Republican Campaign Committee is hitting 30 Demcorats with radio ads blasting their support for the stimulus package, a spokesman said. Listen to an example of the ad here. The ads say that these Dems "voted for a wasteful, porkbarreled spending program," and include the Litany -- STDs, smoking cessations, NEA funding. The ad buys aren't large, but they're the first major effort by the right-of-center crowd to hold Democrats accountable. According to the NRCC, the ads target: John Barrow (GA-12); Bruce Braley (IA-01); Chris Carney (PA-10); Travis Childers (MS-01); Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-03); Steve Driehaus (OH-01); Chet Edwards (TX-17); Bart Gordon (TN-06); Alan Grayson (FL-08); John Hall (NY-19); Steve Kagen (WI-08); Mary Jo Kilroy (OH-15); Larry Kissell (NC-08); Suzanne Kosmas (FL-24); Dan Maffei (NY-25); Betsy Markey (CO-04); Eric Massa (NY-29); Jerry McNerney (CA-11); Charlie Melancon (LA-03); Dennis Moore (KS-03); Glenn Nye (VA-02); John Salazar (CO-03); Mark Schauer (MI-07); Kurt Schrader (OR-05); Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01); Ike Skelton (MO-04); Zack Space (OH-18); Harry Teague (NM-02); Dina Titus (NV-03) and Tim Walz (MN-01).
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