Politics & Government

Democrats launch phone campaign blaming Andy Barr for government shutdown

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Lexington represents Kentucky's 6th District.
U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Lexington represents Kentucky's 6th District.

Washington Democrats are launching an automated phone call campaign against U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, R-Lexington, for his role in the federal government shutdown.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) gave the Lexington Herald-Leader a first look Tuesday at calls that will go out in the district targeting the first-term congressman.

Read more of Sam Youngman's story on the Bluegrass Politics blog.

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