Here come the ads. An area congressman is being targeted by Democrats for being partially responsible for the government shutdown.

Americans United for Change, a liberal lobbying group, is airing TV ads here in Northern California and other GOP-held districts tying lawmakers to the tea party and the continued stalemate in Washington.

Congressman Jeff Denham, among the nine blamed for putting workers on furlough.

The overall buy was six-figures and some of those targeted are seen as vulnerable in the 2014 elections. Denham represents the 10th district out of Turlock.

See more of the advertisements here.