Date delivered: Sept. 25, 2018
Message type: mailer
Message tone: contrast
About the message:
This mailer from the Colorado Republican Committee praises U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman's military service and pans Democratic challenger Jason Crow for representing "crooks and con men" as a defense attorney.
CBS4's Reality Check calls part of a similar TV ad misleading, noting that Crow represented a variety of clients. Crow is an Army veteran who did tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
About the messenger:
The Colordado Republican Committee is the federal fundraising arm of the Colorado Republican Party.
The messenger's money:
This federal political party committee may take up to $10,000 in individual donations. About $225,414 of those donations came from a federal joint fundraising committee, the Stapleton Victory Fund, which is supporting Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton.