Washington (CNN) – There may be little drama left in the outcome, but you wouldn't know that by watching the final days of campaigning in the battle for the U.S. House.
Democratic and Republican congressional campaign committees and outside groups for both parties are ramping up spending and committing tens of millions of dollars to those races.FULL STORY
(CNN) - The House Democratic campaign arm outraised its Republican counterpart in the first half of October, the groups announced Thursday.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee took in $9.5 million between October 1 and October 17, while the National Republican Congressional Committee raised $7.4 million in the same period.
Washington (CNN) - Thanks to $10 million in new donations from Nevada billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his wife, the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future raised more than $20 million during the first half of this month, according to a financial disclosure form filed with the Federal Election Commission Thursday.
The group had more than $36 million cash on hand, and spent $12 million, as of October 17.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama's re-election effort brought in $90.5 million in the first part of October, lower than the nearly $112 million raised by his rival Mitt Romney during the same period.
Obama's team made the announcement on the president's official Twitter page. They also noted the new haul came from more than 1.2 million donors, with more than 200,000 who had never before contributed to the Democratic effort.
(CNN) - The Republican National Committee brought in nearly $20 million in the first half of the October and is buying more ad time in Wisconsin, RNC chairman Reince Priebus said Thursday.
Priebus said a filing with the Federal Election Commission will show the committee raised over $19.8 million between October 1 and 17 and ended the period with $67.6 million cash on hand.
(CNN) - Put down that checkbook: Mitt Romney's formal fund-raiser season is over.
Just over two weeks out from Election Day, the Republican presidential candidate held on Saturday night his final formal fund-raising event, spokesman Rick Gorka said.
(CNN) - The House Majority PAC, an independent group backing House Democratic candidates, announced Saturday it raised $5.9 million in September, marking it's second consecutive month with a haul over $5 million.
The group did not say how much cash it had in the bank at the end of the month, nor how much it spent in September. The group ended August with $8.3 million in reserves, according to Federal Election Commission records.
(CNN) - The Republican National Committee outraised the Democratic National Committee in September, documents filed with the Federal Election Commission on Friday showed.
The RNC brought in $48.4 million in the month, while the DNC raised $20.2 million.
(CNN) - Restore Our Future, a super PAC supportive of Mitt Romney, raised $14.8 million in September, according to its monthly filing with the Federal Election Commission.
The group spent $4.6 million and ended the month with $16.6 million cash in the bank for the final month of 2012 presidential race.