On the morning after The Morning Call/Muhlenberg College released a poll showing the margins in the presidential and
Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, called the Senate race "too close to call."
The Muhlenberg poll had the presidential race at four points and the Senate race at two.
Smith, who had been written off early in the cycle, announced late yesterday that he fronted his campaign another $10 million of his own money in the third quarter to bolster an aggressive television ad strategy. In total, Smith has spent around $16 million of his own money on his quest to unseat Casey.
Casey's campaign, which raised $1.5 million in the last three months to Smith's $1.6 million in donations, sent a fundraising plea Tuesday morning.
"There’s no doubt: Smith is serious about bankrolling his campaign to victory this fall," Larry Smar, Casey's campaign manager said in the fundraiser email. "And with the help of national
RealClearPolitics, which aggregates polls, moved the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday from leans Democrat to a tossup. As the polls began to close over the last week or so, national campaign handicappers started shifting their ranking of the Pennsylvania Senate race from likely, or safe Democrat to leans Democrat.
Meanwhile, as The Morning Call reported in its poll story today, the presidential race tightening in Pennsylvania does not mean the Romney campaign is suddenly going to invest millions to win the state. A Romney adviser confirmed that view, telling