NRCC narrowly edges Dem rivals in April fundraising
May 18th, 2012
08:10 AM ET
2 years ago

NRCC narrowly edges Dem rivals in April fundraising

(CNN) – The National Republican Campaign Committee, which is tasked with electing party members to the House of Representatives, outraised their Democratic competitors in April by a small margin, according to figures released Friday.

The NRCC raised $6.9 million in April, and increased their war chest by more than $4 million. The group ended the month with $31.3 million in the bank.
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House election committees add millions to coffers
April 17th, 2012
09:48 AM ET
2 years ago

House election committees add millions to coffers

Washington (CNN) - The Republican and Democratic fundraising organizations in charge of electing party members to the House of Representatives each raised over $9 million in March, the two groups announced on Tuesday.

The National Republican Congressional Committee brought in $9.3 million last month, ending the period with $27.1 million in the bank.
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Filed under: 2012 • DCCC • Fundraising • NRCC
A Sheen-backed Democratic message
March 26th, 2012
12:38 PM ET
2 years ago

A Sheen-backed Democratic message

(CNN) – The latest assault on the Republican budget came courtesy of Martin Sheen in a new video from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee asking Americans to stand against plans to "end Medicare."

Sheen, perhaps best known for his role as President Josiah Bartlet on "The West Wing," talked of his American ideals in the nearly 2-minute long video, armed with the consistent charges made by Democrats throughout the Medicare debate.
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Filed under: DCCC • Health care • NRCC • President Obama
House Democrats call on Boehner to repudiate Limbaugh's 'slut' comment
March 2nd, 2012
06:30 AM ET
2 years ago

House Democrats call on Boehner to repudiate Limbaugh's 'slut' comment

Washington (CNN) - House Democrats sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday urging him to "repudiate" conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh for calling a young woman who appeared before a congressional panel a "slut" and a "prostitute."

On his show Wednesday, Limbaugh disparaged Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law student who appeared before House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi's policy committee last week to advocate that women have access to contraceptives.
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Filed under: DCCC • Democrats • Health care • House • John Boehner • Rush Limbaugh
DCCC brought in $61.4 million for 2011
January 26th, 2012
10:36 AM ET
2 years ago

DCCC brought in $61.4 million for 2011

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(CNN) - The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced Wednesday it raised $61.4 million in 2011, with $5.3 million raised in December.

While the House Democratic re-election group started last year with $19 million in debt, the DCCC reported it's now debt free, with $11.6 million cash on hand.

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Filed under: 2012 • DCCC • Democrats • Fundraising • House
Both parties tout $$ in fight for House control
December 20th, 2011
08:02 AM ET
2 years ago

Both parties tout $$ in fight for House control

Washington (CNN) - In the battle for control of the House of Representatives, both major parties' re-election committees have something to brag about as the 2012 election year nears.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Tuesday said that they brought in $4.1 million in November, out-raising their GOP counterpart, the National Republican Congressional Committee, by $1 million. The DCCC also pointed out that they out-raised the NRCC for the year by nearly $4.5 million–all of this despite being the minority party in Congress.
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Filed under: 2012 • DCCC • House of Representatives • NRCC
House Democrats use super committee failure in campaign calls
November 30th, 2011
10:42 AM ET
2 years ago

House Democrats use super committee failure in campaign calls

(CNN) - Democrats looking to capitalize on voter anger at Congress began targeting Republican incumbents in the House of Representatives Wednesday, saying they were responsible for the failure of the bipartisan super committee to reach a deal cutting the country's federal debt.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is launching robotic calls to voters in 30 GOP-held House districts, saying: "The super committee failed because Republicans insisted on extending the Bush tax breaks for millionaires and refusing to include a jobs proposal – while ending the Medicare guarantee."
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Filed under: 2012 • Congress • DCCC
Democrats target 25 GOP House incumbents in radio ads
November 4th, 2011
05:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Democrats target 25 GOP House incumbents in radio ads

(CNN) - Democrats will begin airing biting radio ads in the districts of 25 House Republicans Monday, claiming the targeted members of Congress are beholden to special interests and have questionable ethics.

The ads, produced and paid for by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, were released to coincide with the one-year point to the 2012 election. Democrats hope to regain control of the House of Representatives next November.
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Filed under: 2012 • Congress • DCCC
Dems boast better cash in September
October 20th, 2011
11:45 PM ET
2 years ago

Dems boast better cash in September

Washington (CNN) – The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee outpaced its Republican counterpart for the month of September, according to numbers released late Thursday.

In a push to regain control of the House of Representatives, the fundraising arm for House Democrats raised $6.64 million last month, compared with $3.8 million raised by the National Republican Campaign Committee.
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Filed under: 2012 • DCCC • DSCC • House of Representatives • NRCC • NRSC • Senate
Dems lead GOP in Congressional money game
September 20th, 2011
08:49 AM ET
3 years ago

Dems lead GOP in Congressional money game

(CNN) - The House fundraising arm of the Democratic Party outraised its Republican counterpart in August, according to figures released by the committees Tuesday.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $3.56 million, leaving them $3.3 million in debt with $7.77 million cash on hand. The National Republican Congressional Committee raised $3 million in August, leaving them $2.5 million in debt with $11.7 million cash on hand.
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Filed under: DCCC • Democrats • Fundraising • NRCC • Republicans
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