House Majority PAC is the second major Democratic group to devote resources to the race; the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee made a $250,000 ad buy earlier this week. Republican groups, seeing Corwin's lead shrink, have the upper hand in the money race to help her so far, spending upwards of $1 million now in independent buys, including $650,000 in ad time that Crossroads has reserved and a $400,000 ad buy from the National Republican Congressional Committee, which they upped from $265,000 just today. UPDATE, 5:10 p.m.:The House Majority PAC has confirmed they will wade into the race. "We will make sure voters in NY-26 are aware of Jane Corwin's support for a budget that not only ends Medicare as we know it, but also increases the national debt by providing giveaways to millionaires and big oil companies," Ali Lapp>, the group's executive director said in a statement.
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