Peters raises $14 million over 3 months in Michigan Senate race
The fundraising haul set another state record
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Money is abundant in Michigan’s competitive U.S. Senate race, in which a campaign-finance expert projects spending will top a staggering $100 million by Election Day.
First-term Democratic Sen. Gary Peters said Thursday his campaign raised more than $14 million in the previous three months, again setting a state record for a Democratic Senate candidate and eclipsing his $5.2 million haul in the second quarter.
Polling has shown Peters to be slightly ahead against Republican challenger John James.
The Senate Leadership Fund, a GOP super PAC run by allies of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, announced a two-week $9 million ad buy to target Peters and help GOP challenger John James.
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