“Hi, this is Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioPennsylvania GOP senator on collision course with Trump Cruz wins bulk of delegate spots at Virginia convention Trump seeks approval from foreign policy experts, but hits snags MORE. I’m calling you to urge you to vote for Linda McMahon on Nov. 6,” the robocall said, according to the local paper. “I’ve been fighting to reduce spending and taxes in Washington, but I need Linda’s help.”
McMahon has touted her business experience, while also pointing out that she’s a proud a grandmother in order to appeal to women.
“We need more job creators in the Senate, and Linda McMahon fits the bill,” Rubio said in the recording. “I know she’ll stand with me when we’re working toward tax cuts and lower spending because she knows that will help our middle class and small businesses. … Our families need Linda McMahon in Washington, and I need you to vote for Linda McMahon on Nov. 6.”
Rubio also accused her opponent of being a "career politician."
“Her opponent is a career politician who has been in Washington voting for higher taxes and more debt,” Rubio said. “His votes have nearly doubled our debt in six years. We can’t afford six more years of that.”
McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money when she lost to Sen. Richard BlumenthalRichard BlumenthalSupreme Court wrestles with corruption law Lawmaker calls for probe into 'unusual' Amazon cruise deaths Carter pledges probe of sex assault testimony MORE (D-Conn.) in 2010, has spent nearly that much again in 2012. Murphy’s campaign has accused her of trying to buy the election.
Sens. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsLarry Wilmore, Sting party in DC ahead of WHCD GOP women push Trump on VP pick Sanders is most popular senator, according to constituent poll MORE (R-Maine) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiThe Hill's 12:30 Report Bishop eyes new Puerto Rico bill after recess Week ahead: Senate looks to wrap up energy, water spending bill MORE (R-Alaska) have also campaigned for McMahon in Connecticut, while Sens. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenCarter pledges probe of sex assault testimony Pentagon looks to reduce billion energy bill Senate looks for easy wins amid 2016 gridlock MORE (D-N.H.), Barbara MikulskiBarbara MikulskiAcela primaries: Winners, losers Failed Md. gubernatorial candidate wins primary for Donna Edwards seat Candidate who spent M loses Md. House race MORE (D-Md.) and Mary LandrieuMary Landrieu oil is changing the world and Washington Ex-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm Republican announces bid for Vitter’s seat MORE (D-La.) have campaigned for Murphy.