Kim Klacik is a rising Republican star who will lose her race for Congress. It doesn’t matter. I met her briefly at CPAC this last year and she doesn’t strike me as a person who harbors illusions, political or otherwise. Thus she probably knew from the gitgo that she would lose, but become a star in the process. She was right. Kind of like a GOP version of Beto, but with a brain and a future.
Given star status, she has been able to far outraise her Democrat incumbent opponent, Kwesi Mfume.
FNC: “Baltimore congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik reported $6.4 million in fundraising after President Trump shared her viral campaign video, which lambasted Democratic leadership in cities with large African American populations. Since that ad, Klacik has appeared at the Republican National Convention and made multiple appearances on national television. A Federal Election Commission report filed Thursday night showed her raking in $6,445,451 from July 1 through Sept. 30. The Baltimore Sun, which reported on the filing, quoted Klacik as saying: ‘I think we’ve been fortunate with that viral campaign ad that started the whole thing.’ ” read more