Steve Gordon, who helped raise money for high-profile Republicans for nearly four decades, announced Thursday he will turn his focus on issue advocacy.
Gordon served as a fundraiser for Sen.-elect Cory Gardner, R-Colo., who defeated Democratic Sen. Mark Udall last month in the Centennial State.
"After helping Senator-elect Gardner in one of the country's most contentious races, I want to pull back and refocus," Gordon said in a statement. "I will continue to provide advice and suggestions and support Senator-elect Gardner and others — but now as a volunteer and as a friend."
Gordon will now focus on Total Spectrum/Steve Gordon and Associates, a lobbying and strategic firm based in Washington, D.C. More specifically, he will be promoting Total Spectrum/Arizona, an offshoot of the Washington-based lobby shop focused specifically on Arizona interests.
Over the course of his career, Gordon worked for a wide array of GOP elected officials, including former President George W. Bush's 2004 re-election campaign. Other clients include incoming Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell, Sens. John Thune, Thad Cochran and John McCain; and former Sens. Bob Dole and John Ashcroft, among others.
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