Angling to compete with outside GOP groups, a new Dem organization will form today aimed at helping their party stay competitive in Nov.
The group, called Commonsense Ten, is run by Dem strategists Jim Jordan, Monica Dixon and Jeff Forbes. They say they will raise millions from Dem donor communities in an effort to augment the party's fundraising operations. The Washington Post's "The Fix" blog first reported the group's existence.
Already, GOP groups aimed at helping fund the minority's campaigns have made big noise. American Crossroads, a group chaired by ex-RNC chair Mike Duncan and advised by ex-RNC chief Ed Gillespie and Karl Rove, has said it will raise upwards of $50M. The American Action Network, headed by ex-Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) and GOP activist Fred Malek, has already started running ads.
American Crossroads has launched its website (here).