Reid shakes down Democrats to help Landrieu

Reid shakes down Democrats to help Landrieu

By Burgess Everett (Politico)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is leaning on Democrats to give cash to help Sen. Mary Landrieu win a runoff race that will be critical if the party wants to reclaim the Senate in 2016, according to two Democratic sources.

Landrieu buttonholed senators in the hallways like Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Wednesday to talk about her race. And the No. 2 Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin of Illinois, said he’s actively raising money for her.

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