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National Dem Legislative Group Targets Wisconsin GOP State Senator In New Ad


As Greg Sargent reports, the ad does not specifically advocate recalling Olsen, as the DLCC faces certain restrictions -- thus the spot is framed as an issue ad about collective bargaining and the state budget.

But take this as a clear sign that national Democrats consider Wisconsin as a major political battlefield this spring. As DLCC spokesperson Carolyn Fiddler told Greg: "We expect to direct significant resources to the elections that may emerge in Wisconsin."

Just think: In the next few months, the country could potentially witness big-money, nationally watched races for state Senate in the Midwest.