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.
The DSCC chairwoman attacked Republicans for backing Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanMedicare looms over Trump-Ryan alliance Trump allies warn: No compromise on immigration Overnight Healthcare: Senate advances cures bill | GOP's ObamaCare lawsuit on hold 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 ReidOvernight Tech: FCC eyes cybersecurity role | More trouble for spectrum auction | Google seeks 'conservative outreach' director Cures bill clears first Senate hurdle Dem senator had 'constructive' talk with Trump 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.