Be ready, Kansas. A barrage of Senate political ads appears to be coming your way over the next four weeks.
Politico reported Monday that Duty and Country — a Democratic PAC affiliated with the Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s Senate Majority PAC — has pledged $7.5 million in advertising in support of Democrat Barbara Bollier. A spokeswoman for Senate Majority PAC confirmed the Politico report to The Star.
The move appears to be a direct response to last week’s news that the Senate Leadership Fund, a PAC with ties to Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, was spending an additional $7.2 million in support of Republican Rep. Roger Marshall.
Internal polling obtained by The Star last week shows a single-digit race between Bollier and Marshall.
Politico reported Monday that Duty and Country would spend $5.5 million for Bollier on TV ads and $2 million on digital advertising between Tuesday and