DCCC Books Airtime to Defend 2 More Incumbents (Video)

Capps, center, is a California Democrat. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Updated 3:30 p.m. | The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is spending precious eleventh-hour funds on two more incumbents, Reps. Steven Horsford of Nevada and Lois Capps of California, in the final days of the midterms.  

The committee aide confirmed the DCCC will spend $360,000 in the Las Vegas television market to help Horsford fend off a late blitz from Crossroads GPS, a GOP outside group. He represents Nevada's 4th District. The committee will also spend $99,000 on radio the Santa Barbara-based California 24th District on behalf of Capps.  

Here is the Nevada ad:  


The DCCC also expanded their buys in markets where the party has already made significant investments this fall:

  • California's 52nd District (Rep. Scott Peters' seat) $265,000, Oct. 29 through Election Day on San Diego broadcast
  • Georgia's 12th District (Rep. John Barrow's seat): $77,000, Oct. 29 through Election Day on Augusta broadcast
  • Illinois' 10th District (Rep. Brad Schneider's seat): $280,000, Oct. 29 through Election Day on Chicago cable
  • Minnesota's 8th District (Rep. Rick Nolan's seat): $74,000, Oct. 29 through Election Day on Duluth broadcast
  • West Virginia's 3rd District (Rep. Nick J. Rahall II's seat): $257,000, Oct. 29 through Election Day on Charleston/Huntington and Beckley/Bluefield broadcast

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