First on CNN: DCCC launches online ads in shutdown fight
September 24th, 2013
07:42 AM ET
7 months ago

First on CNN: DCCC launches online ads in shutdown fight

Updated 8:38 a.m. ET, 9/24/2013

Washington (CNN) – The lurching government shutdown may be headed toward your Facebook page.

With less than a week before Congress must reach a deal to avert a shutdown, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is targeting 27 House Republicans with paid Facebook ads this week.
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Filed under: Ads • Budget • Congress • DCCC
Democrats go after Republicans over deportation vote
June 10th, 2013
08:56 PM ET
10 months ago

Democrats go after Republicans over deportation vote

(CNN) – Some House Republicans who voted last week to end President Barack Obama's deportation rule will get hit with new Spanish language radio ads in their districts over the next week.

Spending five figures on the ad buy, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is targeting nine members who voted for an amendment that would defund a program that allows some young undocumented immigrants to defer deportation.
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Filed under: DCCC • House • Immigration • Republicans
Obama: Washington can still be ‘fixed’
May 29th, 2013
09:34 PM ET
11 months ago

Obama: Washington can still be ‘fixed’

Chicago (CNN) - Speaking at a political fundraiser, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to work tirelessly to convince the American people that Democrats’ ideas are the right ones.

But at the same time, he attempted to strike a bipartisan tone, acknowledging that while Washington may appear broken, “it can be fixed.”
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Filed under: DCCC • Illinois • President Obama
Obama heads home to bring in bucks for Democrats
May 28th, 2013
04:20 PM ET
11 months ago

Obama heads home to bring in bucks for Democrats

Washington (CNN) - President Obama heads to his hometown of Chicago Wednesday to help raise money for congressional Democrats.

The president will headline a reception and dinner for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the House Democrats' political arm. According to an invitation obtained by CNN, ticket prices range from $1,000 per person to attend the reception to $50,000 for a table, preferred seating, and a photo opportunity at the following dinner.
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Filed under: DCCC • Fundraising • President Obama
In New York, Obama raises more than $3 million for Democrats
May 13th, 2013
09:41 PM ET
11 months ago

In New York, Obama raises more than $3 million for Democrats

(CNN) - President Barack Obama told donors at a trio of fundraisers Monday evening that the U.S. can learn lessons from the resilience of Boston in the marathon bombing and the town of West, Texas, in the deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant. Altogether, the fundraisers netted more than $3 million for national Democratic groups.

He raised more than $2 million for the Democratic National Committee and at least $1 million for the main Democratic groups that campaign for House and Senate candidates. The fundraising totals are calculations based on the number of attendees and the lowest ticket price, which started at $16,200 for the DNC events and $7,500 for the other events, according to officials with the organizations. They said some tickets cost as much as $32,400 a person.
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Filed under: DCCC • Democratic National Committee • DSCC • New York • President Obama
National Democrats to get aggressive in South Carolina race
April 18th, 2013
02:15 PM ET
12 months ago

National Democrats to get aggressive in South Carolina race

(CNN) – One day after a national Republican campaign group pulled out of the South Carolina special congressional race, the group's Democratic counterpart announced it's stepping in.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says it will begin running an attack ad Friday against Republican candidate Mark Sanford, the former governor of the state who's attempting a political comeback after his career was derailed following his now-famous extramarital affair with a woman in Argentina.
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Filed under: Ads • DCCC • Mark Sanford • South Carolina
Obama event for Congressional Dems brought in $3.25 million
April 4th, 2013
02:11 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama event for Congressional Dems brought in $3.25 million

(CNN) - President Barack Obama's fundraising swing through the Bay Area Wednesday netted $3.25 million for the group tasked with electing Democrats to the House.

The event was Obama's first fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee this year, and the first of the 2014 election cycle.

The DCCC currently has $7.6 million cash on hand.

READ MORE: Obama praises 'tough as nails' Pelosi at California fundraiser


Filed under: DCCC • President Obama
First on CNN: DCCC targets Republicans over House budget
April 1st, 2013
06:00 AM ET
1 year ago

First on CNN: DCCC targets Republicans over House budget

(CNN) – Thought the battles over budgets were over?

They’re not, at least in the political sense.
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Filed under: Congress • DCCC
Déjà vu: 2014 wars begin over Medicare, budget
March 12th, 2013
09:12 AM ET
1 year ago

Déjà vu: 2014 wars begin over Medicare, budget

(CNN) – Not wasting a minute, Democratic campaign groups in Congress are bringing Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan–which he's set to release Tuesday–into the line of fire, attempting to make it a wedge issue in the 2014 midterm elections.

But Republicans are hitting back, attacking Democrats for their lack of a balanced budget one day before Senate Budget Chairwoman Patty Murray is expected to make public the Senate's budget plan.
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Filed under: Budget • DCCC • DSCC • House Majority PAC • Medicare • NRCC • Paul Ryan
House Democratic campaign raises more than $6 million in January
February 19th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
1 year ago

House Democratic campaign raises more than $6 million in January

(CNN) - They've set their eyes on winning back control of the U.S. House next year, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says it started off this year by bringing in cash and reducing debt.

The committee raised $6.1 million in January, a DCCC aide told CNN. That means they have $4.6 million in the bank, but $12.6 million in outstanding debt.
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Filed under: Congress • DCCC
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