In August 2011, the DCCC began an ad campaign against Andy Barr at a gas station in Central Kentucky.
The ad claims that Barr supports “millionaires over Medicare” and that he supports House Republicans’
approach to cutting federal spending. But Barr als
o said “that he would oppose Congress raising taxes,including tax increases on the wealthiest Americans. [… And] that he supports the Medicare programwith some financial changes to it.”
Barr Was Endorsed by CUPVF
In July 2011, the Citizens United Political Victory Fund (CUPVF), the affiliated PAC of Citizens United
endorsed Barr’s race for the House and contributed $5,000 to his campaign.
Barr Was MC for Event with David Williams Sparking Protests
In September 2011, Barr served as Master of Ceremonies for an event with Republican gubernatorialnominee David Williams and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Protesters gathered outside the FayetteCounty Republican headquarters to support unions.
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