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Majority PAC Going Up in Pennsylvania

Majority PAC is going on the air in Pennsylvania for the first time, signaling that Democrats are concerned about Sen. Bob Casey's reelection bid.

Smart Media Group, a Republican media-buying firm, tweeted Tuesday afternoon that the Democratic super PAC has placed a $515,000 buy in Pittsburgh for October 24 to November 5.

Casey held a big lead over his opponent, self-funding businessman Tom Smith, over the summer. But recent polls have shown the contest narrowing, and a Quinnipiac poll last week showed Casey's lead at just three points.

Casey will certainly be outspent in the race: Third quarter fundraising reports indicated that Smith has dumped a total of $17 million into his bid to unseat the senator. Casey raised $1.5 million in the quarter and finished September with $5.2 million in the bank. Smith had $7 million, and presumably is willing to put in more money as needed down the home stretch.

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