House Democrats bought air time today in the special election for Oregon’s 1st district.
The buy is an indication that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee could be anxious about holding on to the Democratic district.
“In this environment, we’re not taking anything for granted, especially when the Republican is an untrustworthy self-funder who is trying to hide his extreme tea party positions,” a DCCC spokeswoman told Roll Call.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.