Murray maintained her confidence that the party would retain control of the Senate. She said that while Republican outside groups had spent $55 million so far, outspending Democrats by a 3-to-1 margin to date, the DSCC would help even the playing field going forward. She pointed to the group's $7 million money edge over the National Republican Senatorial Committee and the cash advantage most of their candidates had over their opponents.

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"The right-wing groups have had a real monopoly on the television airwaves but that is going to change now," she said.

The DSCC chairwoman attacked Republicans for backing Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanPelosi: 'Of course' Dems can be against abortion Five fights for Trump’s first year Sunday shows preview: Trump stares down 100-day mark MORE's (R-Wis.) plan to partially privatize Medicare, and promised wins in nearly every state the party is competitive in, though she did admit Nebraska was a tough battle.

When asked how likely she thought it was that the Senate would remain in Democratic hands, she joked about Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidWeek ahead: House to revive Yucca Mountain fight Warren builds her brand with 2020 down the road 'Tuesday Group' turncoats must use recess to regroup on ObamaCare MORE's (D-Nev.) statement that there were 50-50 odds his party would keep control.

"In terms of odds I am not from Nevada so I don't do odds," she said.