The Washington Post reports that Democrats are accusing the Republican party of covertly and illegally being behind a new ad by the conservative group Freedom's Watch:
Democratic Party officials said they will file a complaint today with the Federal Election Commission alleging that a conservative political group has illegally coordinated its advertising with a Republican Party campaign committee in advance of a May 3 special election in Louisiana.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the fundraising and campaign arm for House Democrats, alleges that the script for a television ad purchased by Freedom's Watch, an independent conservative political committee, can be traced to the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Watch the ad below:
Read HuffPost's earlier coverage of Freedom's Watch.