UPDATED: 11:40 a.m.
By Dan Christensen, BrowardBulldog.org
Federal election records show that money was spent between Sept. 28 and Oct. 16 on a television and direct mail ad blitz supporting Rubio and opposing his closest challenger, independent Florida Gov. Charlie Crist. Election Day is Nov. 2.
“The money coming from these outside interest groups is unprecedented overall, and especially in the Senate races like that of Florida,” said Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics in Washington, D.C.
Election records show that the Rove-backed “superPAC” American Crossroads recently has begun wading into key House races.