By Cameron Joseph – 09/13/12 08:56 AM ET
Wisconsin’s Senate race is heating up fast: Former Gov. Tommy Thompson (R) is out with a positive spot on his record, while the SEIU and Majority PAC, a Democratic super-PAC, are out with an ad attacking his time in Washington.
“We’ve accomplished a lot together. We’ve created thousands of manufacturing jobs, […]
Majority PAC, SEIU Launch New Ad Targeting Tommy Thompson’s Lucrative Career Working for Special Interests
Thompson Isn’t Looking Out For Wisconsin Voters
WASHINGTON D.C. [9/13/12] – Majority PAC and the 2.1 million members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) today announced the launch of a new advertising campaign in Wisconsin targeting D.C. insider Tommy Thompson’s cozy relationship with special interests.
The ad, “Buildings,” holds Tommy Thompson accountable for his years of […]
By JONATHAN WEISMAN and JENNIFER STEINHAUER
WASHINGTON — The fight for the Senate has shifted significantly over the past weeks, with fierce races breaking out in states where they were not expected and other contests dimming that were once ablaze with competition.
With less than two months until Election Day, the Senate landscape is both broader and […]
Senate Race Finds Democrat Heitkamp Surprisingly Close in the Right-Leaning State Where Romney Is a Heavy Favorite
BY JACK NICAS
BISMARCK, N.D.—Republicans are counting on North Dakota to help them gain a majority in the U.S. Senate, but the peculiarity of the politics in the conservative-leaning state is putting a GOP victory in question.
With longtime Democratic Sen. […]
By Alexander Bolton – 09/04/12 05:00 AM ET
There is surging optimism among Democrats that the party will hold the Senate in the November election, despite Republicans outspending them 2 to 1.
Party strategists don’t treat Missouri as a foregone conclusion, but they are optimistic that this once-tough race has become a likely win since Rep. Todd Akin, […]
By Alexandra Jaffe – 08/29/12 09:29 AM ET
Majority PAC, the group working to retain a Democratic majority in the Senate, is mixing it up in the Wisconsin Senate race to ensure a win for Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.)
The PAC is out with a new ad on Wednesday slamming Republican Tommy Thompson for “influence peddling as a […]
Washington Insider Tommy Thompson is Looking out for Corporations and Special Interests, Not Wisconsin Families
WASHINGTON D.C. [8/29/12] – Majority PAC today announced the launch of a new ad campaign in Wisconsin. In addition to the new ad, Majority PAC is on the air in Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, North Dakota, and Florida.
The ad, entitled “Dollar Signs,” holds Tommy […]
One day after conservative groups launched three ads in Virginia attacking Timothy M. Kaine (D), a pair of liberal groups is firing back at his Senate race opponent, George Allen (R).
Majority PAC, a group seeking to keep the Senate in Democratic hands, and the League of Conservation Voters have launched two ads aimed at […]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) gave $450,000 last month to a super PAC designed to help Democrats keep their Senate majority.
The checks from Reid ($250,000) and Boxer ($200,000) came from their leadership PACs and were the first time the senators personally aided Majority PAC.
Democrats have been walking a fine […]
A Democratic super PAC is set to swoop into Indiana on Tuesday to boost Rep. Joe Donnelly with a $500,000 ad buy for the increasingly competitive Senate race.
Majority PAC will air this spot targeting Donnelly’s Republican opponent, state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, on Social Security.