In the email, Rubio writes that a victory for Gomez would be a "huge step" toward replacing Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidTake the threat of a government shutdown off the table once and for all Obama defeat is Schumer victory Dems gain upper hand on budget MORE (D-Nev.) with a Republican majority leader.
"Gomez is a business leader and a former Navy Seal who knows what it means to fight for our freedoms. Now he's fought within inches of a major political upset that could have national implications — which is why liberals have pulled out all the stops," Rubio writes in the fundraising email from Reclaim America PAC. "Gomez is currently facing a massive onslaught of Democratic special interest money. Everyone from President Obama to Harry Reid to a host of Hollywood liberals have pitched in to help defeat Gomez. Now it's time to come to his aid."
The email comes just three weeks ahead of the special election for Secretary of State John KerryJohn KerryDemocrats target Libertarian ticket Mark Mellman: Debating the debate Johnson links Dem opponent to Clinton email scandal MORE's former Senate seat.
Republicans in Massachusetts are reportedly spending $400,000 on ad spending in support of Gomez.
High profile political figures have also campaigned on behalf of Markey and Gomez, respectively. Sen. John McCainJohn McCainMedia must demand Clinton disavow Dean's cocaine comments EpiPen investigation shows need for greater pricing transparency, other reforms Green Beret awarded for heroism during 'pandemonium' of Boston bombing MORE (R-Ariz.) campaigned for Gomez and first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaMichelle Obama featured in new Clinton ad The Trail 2016: The fallout Obama to appear in campaign ads for Clinton MORE attended a recent fundraiser for Markey.