According to Public Policy Polling, Joe Heck’s opposition to prohibiting terror suspects from purchasing firearms, as well as his opposition to background check legislation, is costing the congressman major support in Nevada. Heck won’t abandon these unpopular positions, however, because the gun lobby is pumping big dollars into his campaign (voters don’t like that either.)
(Full polling memo from PPP here)
The NRA is propping up Heck with a major investment:
And they know what they’re getting in return.
Days after this infusion of cash, Heck visited the NRA-ILA in Reno and thanked the NRA for opposing Nevada’s popular Question 1.
Heck is putting his own electoral prospects ahead of the will of […]Read more after the jump.