Funds gush in deep blue Land of Lincoln as Kirk struggles to hold seat | OpenSecrets Blog

One-term Sen. Mark Kirk‘s success or failure in his heated struggle to retain his seat will help determine whether Republicans or Democrats control the Senate come January.

No surprise, then, that the race’s fundraising totals have soared. The most recent fundraising reports show that Kirk, a Republican, and his opponent, Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth, each had raised more than $10 million as of midyear, the combined $21.4 million making theirs the fifth-most expensive Senate contest … Click here to read the full article.

Source: Funds gush in deep blue Land of Lincoln as Kirk struggles to hold seat | OpenSecrets Blog

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