“Hi, this is Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioGuess which Cuban-American 2016 candidate best set themselves up for 2020? Budowsky: Why Warren masters Trump Meghan McCain: ‘I no longer recognize my party’ MORE. I’m calling you to urge you to vote for Linda McMahon on Nov. 6,” the robocall said, according to the local paper. “I’ve been fighting to reduce spending and taxes in Washington, but I need Linda’s help.”
McMahon has touted her business experience, while also pointing out that she’s a proud a grandmother in order to appeal to women.
“We need more job creators in the Senate, and Linda McMahon fits the bill,” Rubio said in the recording. “I know she’ll stand with me when we’re working toward tax cuts and lower spending because she knows that will help our middle class and small businesses. … Our families need Linda McMahon in Washington, and I need you to vote for Linda McMahon on Nov. 6.”
Rubio also accused her opponent of being a "career politician."
“Her opponent is a career politician who has been in Washington voting for higher taxes and more debt,” Rubio said. “His votes have nearly doubled our debt in six years. We can’t afford six more years of that.”
McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money when she lost to Sen. Richard BlumenthalRichard BlumenthalSenate Dems push Obama for more Iran transparency Congress sends first major opioid bill to Obama's desk Opioid package clears key Senate hurdle MORE (D-Conn.) in 2010, has spent nearly that much again in 2012. Murphy’s campaign has accused her of trying to buy the election.
Sens. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsThe Trail 2016: Words matter Lobbyists bolting Trump convention early GOP sen at convention: I'm not ruling out voting for Clinton MORE (R-Maine) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiBig Oil makes a push for risky and reckless Arctic drilling GOP divided over 0M for climate fund Overnight Energy: House passes first Interior, EPA spending bill in seven years MORE (R-Alaska) have also campaigned for McMahon in Connecticut, while Sens. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenDemocrats ‘freaked out’ about polls in meeting with Clinton GMO labeling bill advances in the Senate over Dem objections Overnight Defense: US blames ISIS for Turkey attack | Afghan visas in spending bill | Army rolls up its sleeves MORE (D-N.H.), Barbara MikulskiBarbara MikulskiEmphasis on diversity in Democratic convention lineup Senate confirms first black female librarian of Congress Clinton pens tribute to feminist website The Toast MORE (D-Md.) and Mary LandrieuMary Landrieu oil is changing the world and Washington Ex-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm Republican announces bid for Vitter’s seat MORE (D-La.) have campaigned for Murphy.