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-- funny media coverage of the race for Oregon senate seat and plenty of big money pouring in as well democratic challenger Jeff Merck -- he's hoping to ride Barack Obama's coattails.
And the democratic fundraising machine to an upset of incumbent Republican Gordon Smith correspondent Dan Springer has the -- Among the attacks leveled at Oregon senator Gordon Smith is that he's an out of touch aristocrats.
Who spent more than a million dollars and a set of -- Scottish golf clubs it looks like he's using one of his one point two million dollar golf clubs.
Fighting against the blue blood label the incumbent Republican invited reporters to see his regular fifteen dollar haircut and Salem.
But the latest polls have Smith a hair behind -- speaker of the house Democrat Jeff luckily.
Who's gotten a huge news for Barack Obama.
It made the Illinois senator -- some 75000.
To a rally in Portland.
And ignited a registration drive that has given Democrats a commanding quarter million voter advantage in the state.
That's got Smith working hard to publicize his liberal times.
We've Ted Kennedy and hate crimes with Barack Obama on renewable energy.
And with Ron Wyden every day for -- over again.
-- -- months and its claim of being a centrist.
We know was -- Gordon Smith really.
With 47 million dollars spent so far this Smith -- race is almost twice as expensive as any in Oregon history.
And the money keeps flowing.
Madeleine Albright is here for a fund raiser Hillary Clinton is urging supporters to donate and Chuck Schumer head of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has said quote.
Just Berkeley will not lose because of a lack of dollars.
In the closing days both candidates are focusing on taxes because even famously liberal or billions are fairly conservative when it comes to their money.
I'm about fairness.
And to do that we have to close these tax giveaways -- Smith has given to the wealthiest.
And we need to take and have basic.
Tech support for our workers.
Everyone in Oregon pays lower federal taxes because of me in the way I have voted.
And everyone an organ -- higher state taxes because -- -- -- in the way he has.
If Smith loses not only will the GOP fall further into the minority on Capitol Hill.
They'll lose the last remaining Republican senator on the entire West Coast.
In Salem Dan Springer Fox News.
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