National Democrats Swoop Back Into Kentucky With $650,000 TV Ad Money

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October 22, 2014 2:23 p.m.
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Seeing hope for victory, national Democrats are jumping back into Kentucky with a $650,000 investment in television ad money in the final two weeks of the closely-watched Senate race.

After pulling their resources from the air in Kentucky last week, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will lend Alison Lundergan Grimes $650,000, a DSCC official confirmed to TPM on Wednesday.

“Race tightening. Undecideds breaking her way,” the official said.

The move was mocked on Twitter by Brad Dayspring, a spokesman for the National Republican Senatorial Committee. “LOL, DSCC back throwing spaghetti at the wall again today, this time in Kentucky,” he wrote.

Two recent polls have found Grimes narrowly behind Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), but within the margin of error.

The news was first reported by Manu Raju of Politico.

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