Fresh off a weekend of strong fundraising and angry town hall meetings, two groups working to elect more Democrats in 2018 are up with targeted ads that portray the American Health Care Act as a bill of horribles.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which has talked about the AHCA opening up the most competitive House map in eight years, has launched 15-second Web ads in 10 at-risk Republican districts. The messaging in the ad, tellingly, comes entirely from Fox News. Chris Wallace is seen telling House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) that the AHCA makes coverage “unaffordable,” and a Fox daytime host says it makes coverage “more expensive for people ages 50 to 64.”

SaveMyCare, an independent pro-Democratic group, has purchased a half-million dollars of spots in 24 districts where Hillary Clinton won at least 45 percent of the vote last year. Several of the targeted members represent districts won by Clinton, including Reps. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), Peter J. Roskam (R-Ill.) and Pete Sessions (R-Tex.).

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In its unexpectedly troubled life, the AHCA has mostly found allies, not enemies, in the ad wars. For months, the American Action Network plowed millions of dollars into ads encouraging voters to thank their members for supporting an unspecified bill that would “fix” the health-care system. Many of the Republicans intended to be bucked up by the ads, like Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) and Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.), ended up rejecting the bill.

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