Rep. Patrick Meehan is one of the 14 Republicans being targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in a series of automated calls.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Wednesday launched a series of automated calls knocking the GOP for a House Republican plan to allow Americans to eventually opt out of Social Security.
A sample script provided by the DCCC includes a critical reference to House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) budget, which has been Democrats’ political strategy this summer.
“What does Congressman Pat Meehan have against seniors? First Meehan voted with his Republican leadership to end Medicare while protecting subsidies for Big Oil and tax breaks for billionaires. Now, they are trying to privatize Social Security,” reads the ad script.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.