Tags: republican | senate | super | pac

Republicans Start New Super PAC to Reclaim Senate Control

Tuesday, 08 May 2012 10:33 AM

By Newsmax Wires

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Republican operatives have created a new super PAC — Reclaiming Freedom PAC — seeking to garner $10 million to insure the party regains control of the Senate.

The money will be put to work in only three to five pivotal Senate contests to get maximum bang for the buck, Brian Wise, the PAC’s founder, told Politico.

“This isn’t us trying to target 30 different races. This is us finding the three to five different races that will get the GOP to 51 come November,” he said. “Our main goal is to get Harry Reid out of the majority leader position in the Senate.” Republicans need a net pick-up of four seats to regain their Senate majority.

So far the PAC has endorsed Minnesota Republican Pete Hegseth, as he seeks to oust Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., as he works to beat back the challenge of Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley.

Wise declined to reveal whom the PAC plans to solicit for money. He said Reclaiming Freedom will have a broader operation than groups like American Crossroads that are focusing on TV ads. Reclaiming Freedom’s efforts will include targeted mail, digital outreach, and grass-roots organizing.

The PAC may get involved in Republican primaries, Wise said. But it is unlikely to intervene in the Utah race that includes Sen. Orrin Hatch. “We don’t expect to play in that race mostly because it doesn’t reflect a race that we believe will change the count in the Senate,” he said.



© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

White House Hires Former Keystone Lobbyist as Senate Liaison

Monday, 22 Dec 2014 19:01 PM

The Obama administration's new point person on White House-Senate relations previously worked as a lobbyist to promote t . . .

Tea Party Stalwart Mike Lee Seen as Enemy to Some in Utah GOP

Monday, 22 Dec 2014 16:31 PM

Sen. Mike Lee infuriated Utah's Republican Party establishment in 2010 when he defeated incumbent GOP Sen. Robert Bennet . . .

Rep. Michael Grimm to Plead Guilty in Tax Fraud Case

Monday, 22 Dec 2014 15:37 PM

Rep. Michael Grimm of New York is expected to plead guilty on Tuesday to resolve federal tax fraud and other charges, a  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved