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Wealthy donors pump money into Senate races

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wealthy donors have pumped more than $50 million in last-minute cash into competitive Senate races as Republicans try to hang onto their slim majority.

The GOP's Senate Leadership Fund raised $7 million in the first 19 days of October and another $25 million since then. In addition, a nonprofit affiliated with the fund has transferred over another $11 million.

That nonprofit, called One Nation, does not make public its donors. The rest of the Senate Leadership Fund's donors will be named, either in a filing Thursday or one next month.

On the Democratic side, the Senate Majority PAC raised $19 million through last week. That's more than it has ever raised in a single month

That group's donors are due to be disclosed in a Federal Election Commission filing Thursday.

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