As Townhall reported last week, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) whined to The Washington Post that it was unable to compete in several key House districts to defend Democrats or work to unseat GOP incumbents with one month to go until the midterms.
Now, another Democrat spending group – the House Majority PAC – is doing the same in the latest bad sign for vulnerable Democrats who see their national support dry up in the final stretch of the campaign. The lack of funds for races that have been key to Democrats’ 2022 plans comes as Republican groups have expanded the midterm election map significantly, spending money in a range of places where Democrats didn’t plan to need defensive action.
As Axios noted with fewer than 30 days until election day, “party leaders are making ruthless calculations to cut funding for underachieving candidates in a push to sharpen their top targets.”
Among those left high and dry with just weeks to go is Democrat Rep. Tom O’Halleran of Arizona. He “told donors last month that the party needs to step up soon to help him win against former President Trump-endorsed Eli Crane,” according to Axios. Read more…