Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellCongress fails on promises to restore regular order and stop funding by crisis Overnight Healthcare: Dems dig in over Zika funding Business groups ramp up pressure to fill Ex-Im board MORE (R-Ky.) is touting his conservative credentials in his newest ad, released one month ahead of his primary against Tea Party challenger Matt Bevin (R).
McConnell has held comfortable leads against Bevin in most polling, but is taking no chances on the May 20 primary and has been spending heavily to lock up a primary win.
He's expected to face Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) in the general election, where the two have been neck and neck in polling.
"It's curious that a self-described 'work horse' hasn't found the time to propose a jobs plan in the face of these trying economic times," Grimes spokeswoman Charly Norton said in response to the ad.
This post was updated at 2:27 p.m.