A group with Democratic ties is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars boosting anti-immigrant crusader in the race for the Republican Senate nomination in Kansas, the latest example of one political party trying to fool the other party’s voters into backing a perceived weaker candidate.
Sunflower State, a super political action committee that formed earlier this week, is ladling out $850,000 on TV ads in Kansas. The group, which uses a Democratic media firm and a bank owned by a labor union, won’t have to reveal its donors until after the Aug. 4 primary.
The group’s first ad appears designed to subtly help Kobach in his three-way race against Rep. Roger Marshall and plumbing company owner Bob Hamilton. It starts