Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D. IL) in support of State Senator Barbara Bollier’s (D. KS) U.S. Senate campaign:
We just got some great news about the Kansas Senate race. Democrat Barbara Bollier is tied in the polls with her likely GOP opponent, Kris Kobach. That’s right: Kansas is a swing state this November.
If we’re going to take back the Senate from Mitch McConnell and the GOP, we need to pick up four Democratic seats — and this is the clearest sign yet that Kansas could be one of them.
I believe that electing a Democratic majority to the Senate is a fight we can win this November. But we need to fight as hard as we can to ensure that our Democratic candidates, like Barbara Bollier in Kansas, have the resources they need to win.
With this crucial race now tied, it’s up to us to do our part for a Democratic victory. Barbara needs all of us to have her back as she fights to flip Kansas and the Senate: