Hollywood A-listers, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Barbra Streisand, are “coughing up blockbuster bucks” in a desperate attempt to save the Democrat majority in the U.S. Senate. The Hill,
The donations are largely aimed at keeping the Senate in Democratic hands. Republicans, who have the political winds at their backs, need to pick up six seats to win control of the upper chamber…
One of the biggest recipients of the entertainment industry’s dollars is Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, whose is in a tight battle against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R).
Democrats, including President Obama, have expressed concern about turnout in 2014.
Earlier this year, Obama told donors, “We know how to win national elections. But all too often it’s during these midterms where we end up getting ourselves into trouble because, I guess we don’t think it’s sexy enough.”