Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell kicked off the lame-duck fundraising circut with a dinner this week.
“The fundraising never stops in Washington,” said Adam Smith, a spokesman for Public Campaign. “These lobbyists are trying to influence this debate and there’s no better way to make your case than by handing over a $1,000 check to a Member of Congress.”
An earlier version of this story inaccurately stated that Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) was holding a fundraiser this weekend in Florida. He is not and is in his district.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.