The National Republican Senatorial Committee is ramping up its aid to Republican Senate nominee Carly Fiorina in the wake of recent polls showing the former Hewlett-Packard nominee trailing Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer.
The Fiorina campaign today announced that it has teamed up with the committee to launch a new statewide television spot attacking Boxer.
Set over a dramatic score and black-and-white images of cropless fields, tent encampments, struggling businesses and a foreclosed home, the narrator alleges that Boxer's time in Washington has been spent increasing spending, stunting job growth and "crushing hopes."
An e-mail sent by the committee said it has poured "$2 million in coordinated funding" into the Senate contest. The message to supporters praises Fiorina, saying she "withstood the initial attacks by Senator Boxer and is still within striking distance."
A Field Poll released Sept. 24 showed Boxer leading Fiorina by six points, 47 percent to 41 percent.
Watch the 30-second spot below.