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Pennsylvania Senate Race Draws Highest Outside Money From The Left

January 01, 1970 | Center for Responsive Politics | News
Outside spending groups have poured more than $20.4 million so far into Pennsylvania’s Senate race between Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democrat Katie McGinty, putting it close behind Ohio’s Senate race, at $21.8 million, for the most outside spending in a congressional contest. But while Ohio’s race is dominated by conservative groups backed by the Koch brothers, such as the political nonprofit Americans for Prosperity and the super PAC Freedom Partners Action Fund, the Keystone State has been bombarded by money from the left, including some that was spent in the primary. The Pennsylvania faceoff so far has seen the most outside money benefiting Dems: $11.6 million.
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