Leading Republican candidates in hot congressional races in California -- including Reps. David Valadao of Hanford and Jeff Denham of Turlock -- are getting hammered over their party's budget proposals in a spate of robocalls.
The House Democrats' campaign arm has launched the series of automated phone calls to likely voters in several congressional districts, taking GOP candidates to task for Congressional Republicans' "radical" budget as they prepare to vote this week.
The calls represent the second phase of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's "Battleground: Middle Class" campaign. Democrats launched the campaign last week with a series of online ads.
"Republicans in Congress are trying to sell you out so that they can help their wealthy contributors," a sample call script goes. The call includes an option for the call recipient to be connected to the congressmen's offices.
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