(CNN) - The Republican campaign committee for the U.S. House of Representatives touted raising $12 million on Tuesday for its annual dinner, this year keynoted by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.
The amount marks a $2 million boost over its dinner haul last year, according to a statement by the National Republican Congressional Committee.
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"With these unparalleled fundraising efforts the NRCC will be able to stay on offense and destroy Nancy Pelosi's dream of reclaiming the Speaker's gavel," NRCC Chairman and Texas Rep. Pete Sessions said in a statement.
Haley rose to GOP fame with her 2010 gubernatorial win in South Carolina and recently stumped for Mitt Romney on the campaign trail ahead of the Palmetto State's primary in January.
The dinner, which took place at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., came one day after the NRCC reported raising $5.1 million in February, ending the month with $20.6 cash on hand.
Meanwhile, its counterpart in the House, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee reported raising more money last month at $6.3 million, but finished with less in the bank at $16.4 million.
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This woman's heritage is in India, even though she was born here, I still believe she will support and send more jobs to India.
She will be mitts running mate in november
Helping with the paid fix that is in...All this smells fishy....
Republicans have a strange facination with angry, illogical women who are almost attractive. Ann Coulter is a good example. With a nice personality she'd be sorta cute – rather than a ruthless shrew ready to slice away your manhood with a razor. Sarah Palin is attractive but she's still got that flawed gene... the thing that keeps her from actually saying something intelligent. Even Michelle Bachman looks nice – but hearing her speak makes you want to pray-yourself-gay. Maybe it's this syndrome that sends so many Republicans to public latrines where they practice their "wide stance".
Larry L - Republicans have a strange facination with angry, illogical women who are almost attractive
Typical liberal that hates women. Please seek psychiatric therapy.
Just be happy your not married to one !
Nikki Haley is a disaster of a governor. SC is poorer than ever, high jobless rate, worst education system in the nation with half of students not even graduating from high school – backward, ignorant and racist. She should be ashamed of her state and the nothing she has done to improve it. Still flying the Confederate flag all over the state. Haley is just another loser Republican governor like Scott, Kasich, Snyder, McDonnell, Daniels and the soon-to-be-thrown-out Governor Walker. Shining examples of why we need to throw out every Republican in every local, state, and national office so the PEOPLE come first and America has the opportunity to recover from these extremist destroyers.
All these republican freaks will be out in Nov
She is the worse governor the state of SC has ever had – will somebody please take her off our hands. She was so tacky to give out copies of her book at the dinner. I hope they had lots of recycle bins at the doors – I am sure most people just threw the books away – its all a lie anyway. Thats all Haley knows what to do – is lie.