Passing additional gun safety legislation depends on Democrats not just maintaining but growing their ranks in Congress, and Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., is hoping his party can “defy the odds” in the November midterm elections and build on their majorities.
Murphy is expected to announce Friday that he is bringing back the 24-hour online fundraising blitz that he first coordinated with gun control groups back in 2018. He will launch the effort on Oct. 7 with the goal of raising $1 million for seven Democratic candidates in competitive races across the country as well as one gun-related ballot measure.
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