Senator Elizabeth Warren would really, really like you to re-elect Heidi Heitkamp
Earlier this year the National Republican Senatorial Committee announced that they were launching an ad campaign against North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp, trying to tie her voting record to that of far-left Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.
“During her time in Washington, Heidi Heitkamp has positioned herself squarely on the left, voting with Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren 84% of the time,” NRSC Communications Director Katie Martin said in a press release in February. “Heidi Heitkamp may try to pose as a moderate as the election approaches, but her record shows that she has more in common with Washington liberals than with North Dakota voters.”
Heitkamp got a little testy about the comparison. “To suggest that we’re Elizabeth Warren is ridiculous, especially when you look at voting records and where we’ve been,” she told Politico.