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Sat Jun 15, 2019, 02:00 AM

National Democrats to make a play for Tipton's seat

Seeing 2020 as an opportunity to pick up another seat in Congress, the national Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is sinking money into the race to defeat incumbent GOP U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton.

The national group, which spent nearly $300 million in congressional races during the 2018 election cycle and picked up far more seats than it had anticipated, has targeted Colorado's 3rd Congressional District as one of the races it intends to focus on in 2020.

And that's starting as of today.

This morning, the DCCC began running its first ads in the race, one that attacks Tipton directly without supporting a Democratic challenger.

Those ads, which are to be targeted to English and Spanish-speaking voters on Facebook, claim that Tipton hasn't held an event open to the public as a congressman, rather than a political candidate, since March 2017.

Read more: https://www.gjsentinel.com/news/western_colorado/national-dems-to-make-a-play-for-tipton-s-seat/article_6208a3c6-8e5c-11e9-8ca6-20677ce06c14.html
(Grand Junction Daily Sentinel)

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