Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D. CT) in support of John Hickenlooper’s (D. CO) U.S. Senate campaign:
We’re putting Senate seats across the country in play, and any of them could be the seat that determines control of the Senate.
But there are few states as ripe to flip as Colorado, where Democratic voters just nominated John Hickenlooper to take on Republican incumbent Cory Gardner.
The general election starts now, and John needs our help to get off to a strong start.
This race is going to be expensive.
Cory Gardner has about $9.3 million on hand to flood Colorado with ads, and McConnell’s super PACs have pledged to spend at least $12 million on top.
Republicans are going hammer John Hickenlooper with attack ads.
Our only chance at competing with Republicans’ big money backers is with lots and lots of people chipping in whatever they can afford to the effort to defeat Cory Gardner.
Winning in Colorado would be a major victory for us. It will put us one step closer to ending McConnell’s majority and get rid of a major NRA-favorite Cory Gardner.
Every best wish,