Liberal Groups Edge Toward $2 Million for Recall Efforts

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March 10 2011 1:14 PM

Liberal Groups Edge Toward $2 Million for Recall Efforts

National liberal groups intervening in Wisconsin claim to be raising close to $2 million for ads that would bolster Democratic efforts to recall as few as three or as many as eight Republican senators. As of this morning , according to Ben Smith, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee and Democracy for America had raised $750,000 . As of this afternoon, MoveOn's ActBlue page for the recall reports around $860,000 of donations from around 27,000 people; the Daily Kos page reports around $340,000 from around 12,500.

Earlier today, Greg Sargent reported on a SurveyUSA poll , commissioned by MoveOn, to gauge how just vulnerable two of the Republicans are in districts that went for Barack Obama. Both are underwater; only 41 percent support Dan Kapanke, who fell short in a challenge against Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., last year.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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