Democrats top GOP last month in Senate cash battle
April 9th, 2014
09:23 AM ET
2 weeks ago

Democrats top GOP last month in Senate cash battle

Washington (CNN) - In the 2014 battle for the Senate, the Democrats' "best month" beat out the Republicans' "best month."

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reported Wednesday that they raised $8.1 million in March, their best month of fundraising this cycle. The Senate Democrats' re-election arm says it's now brought in over $74 million since the beginning of the midterm election season, and they have just over $22 million cash on hand with zero debt.

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Maybe a no to Obama on the campaign trail, but yes on the money trail
February 13th, 2014
04:07 PM ET
2 months ago

Maybe a no to Obama on the campaign trail, but yes on the money trail

Washington (CNN) - With President Barack Obama's approval ratings near all-time lows, there are a number of congressional Democrats facing challenging reelection campaigns this year who aren't screaming for him to join them on the campaign trail.

But when it comes to fundraising, Obama remains the party's top rainmaker, and lawmakers definitely want his help accumulating campaign cash.

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Filed under: 2014 • DCCC • DSCC • President Obama
New numbers in Senate fundraising battle
December 20th, 2013
08:24 AM ET
4 months ago

New numbers in Senate fundraising battle

Washington (CNN) - The Senate GOP re-election committee was out raised last month by its Democratic rival, but the National Republican Senatorial Committee says that when debt is factored in, the two party committees are on near equal financial footing.

The NRSC Friday announced that it brought in $3.18 million in fundraising in November, with $6.4 million cash on hand and no debt. At the beginning of the week the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced that it raised $5.1 million last month, with $12 million cash on hand and debt of around $5 million.

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Filed under: 2014 • DSCC • NRSC • President Obama
Senate Democrats show off fundraising totals
December 16th, 2013
09:22 AM ET
4 months ago

Senate Democrats show off fundraising totals

Washington (CNN) - The Senate Democrat's re-election committee is touting what it calls its best non-election year November fundraising haul ever.

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced Monday that it raised $5.1 million last month, and some of that credit goes to President Barack Obama, who was the main attraction at some top dollar fundraisers for the committee.

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Filed under: 2014 • DSCC • NRSC
In cash blitz, Obama rakes it in for Democrats
November 27th, 2013
12:14 PM ET
5 months ago

In cash blitz, Obama rakes it in for Democrats

(CNN) – President Barack Obama's approval rating may be struggling, but he's still bringing in money on the fundraising trail.

For the past month, the President has been crisscrossing the country raising cash for Democratic campaign groups. At 13 separate events in eight cities, he may have helped raise up to $21.6 million.
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Filed under: DCCC • DNC • DSCC • Fundraising • President Obama
Despite ‘shortage of common sense’ in D.C., Obama expresses optimism
May 19th, 2013
04:14 PM ET
11 months ago

Despite ‘shortage of common sense’ in D.C., Obama expresses optimism

(CNN) – Obama kicked off his fundraising tour for the Senate Democratic campaign arm on Sunday with a speaking gig in Atlanta, his first of six events for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

During his brief remarks, the president reported on the divisive political climate in the nation’s capital, saying “partisan thinking” has dominated Washington and added the country needs to elect more people "who are not ideological."
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Filed under: DSCC • Georgia • 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
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
Sen. Bennet to chair Democratic campaign committee
December 4th, 2012
01:34 PM ET
1 year ago

Sen. Bennet to chair Democratic campaign committee

Washington (CNN) - Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado will serve as the chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee for the 2014 cycle, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday.

The DSCC, a group tasked with getting Democrats elected to the Senate, was chaired by Sen. Patty Murray of Washington in the last cycle, one marked by a net gain of two seats for Democrats in the upper chamber.
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Filed under: DSCC • Michael Bennet
DSCC's record 3Q fund-raising
October 19th, 2012
11:45 AM ET
2 years ago

DSCC's record 3Q fund-raising

(CNN) – The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced Friday it had its best third quarter fund-raising in the history of the committee.

The organization in charge of electing Democrats to the Senate said it raised $29.2 million from July 1 through September 30.
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Filed under: 2012 • DSCC
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