Where the DSCC is spending: $386k on defense in W.Va.

Some new independent expenditures, reported this morning by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee:

  • CO-SEN (Bennet): $720,000 in television ads against Ken Buck, R.
  • IL-SEN (open, Burris): $464,500 in television ads against Mark Kirk, R.
  • MO-SEN (open, Bond): $362,500 in television ads against Roy Blunt, R.
  • WV-SEN (open, Goodwin): $386,000 in television ads against John Raese, R.

So far, the DSCC has spent $3.2 million against Buck, $1 million against Kirk, and $1.9 million against Blunt. This is their first ad buy against Raese.