Who Gets the Senate Majority?
Republicans are pouring money into a campaign to gain a majority in the Senate, money that, according to the Times, Democrats can’t match.
Already, they have committed at least $17 million to television commercials in more than a dozen states from Florida to Hawaii, in most cases dwarfing what their Democratic opponents have spent. Their plans call for an effort that will exceed $100 million by Election Day, strategists for these groups said, far surpassing their efforts in 2010, a high-water mark for outside money in politics. …NYT
One of the organizations funding this effort is the US Chamber of Commerce… again… but never to the extent they’re opening their wallets this time, determined to bring down Democratic senators with damaging commercials. Karl Rove’s and Dick Armey’s groups are more than doubling their donations.