Morning Spin: Nancy Pelosi-aligned PAC spending nearly $3M on two suburban congressional races

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The Democratic House Majority PAC aligned with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pouring more money into the suburbs’ two pivotal Congressional campaigns in an effort to flip two Republican-controlled districts.

The group on Wednesday announced it’s spending $887,000 for a 30-second campaign spot targeting Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren in the far west suburban 14th Congressional District, giving a boost to Democrat Lauren Underwood. The buy represents the first big spending by outside Democrats in the district, suggesting they might try to make a push for the seat in the last month before the November election.

And the same group is spending about $1.9 million for a new commercial targeting U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam in the neighboring 6th District, where Democrat Sean Casten is challenging the incumbent in an expensive duel drawing significant national attention.

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October 4, 2018 at 06:33AM

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