Harold Ford Jr. has barely stuck his toe in the water and already the sharks are circling him.
News that the former Tennessee congressman is mulling a run for Kirsten Gillibrand's senate seat has caused Democrats to circle the wagons around the junior senator. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid even reportedly reached out to Mike Bloomberg, a rumored supporter of Ford's, asking the mayor not to back him.
And while Ford shot back today with a statement that he won't be "bullied" out of entering the race, it'll certainly be an uphill battle in dark blue-state New York if groups like NARAL keep releasing videos (like the one below) that paint him as a staunch pro-lifer:
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