June 23rd, 2012
09:18 AM ET
2 years ago

Powerful congressman accused of campaign finance violations

Washington (CNN) - Republican Rep. Vern Buchanan, a self-made Florida millionaire, is only in his third term in Congress, but he already is in charge of fundraising for the National Republican Congressional Committee, and he sits on the powerful House Ways and Means committee.

But all that could be jeopardized. Federal investigations underway could result in Buchanan serving his next term behind bars.

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Filed under: Congress • Florida • NRCC
DCCC out-raises NRCC by small margin in May
June 19th, 2012
01:27 PM ET
3 years ago

DCCC out-raises NRCC by small margin in May

(CNN) - The official committees tasked with electing Democrats to the U.S. House narrowly outraised the Republican effort, $6.68 million to $6 million, in May, numbers disclosed by the committees on Tuesday showed.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said their May haul means they have $27.5 million in the bank for the fall election, and said their total fund-raising this cycle is $96.75 million.
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Filed under: 2012 • DCCC • Fundraising • NRCC
Boehner and Pelosi say they feel good heading into November
May 20th, 2012
11:40 AM ET
3 years ago

Boehner and Pelosi say they feel good heading into November

(CNN) - Current House Speaker John Boehner and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi engaged in an elections expectations debate Sunday, with both forecasting a party victory in November.

Boehner, R-Ohio, acknowledged there will be some tough battles for Republicans, but said most GOP members are doing “very well.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Congress • DCCC • House • John Boehner • Nancy Pelosi • NRCC
NRCC narrowly edges Dem rivals in April fundraising
May 18th, 2012
08:10 AM ET
3 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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Filed under: 2012 • DCCC • NRCC
House election committees add millions to coffers
April 17th, 2012
09:48 AM ET
3 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
3 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
Both parties tout $$ in fight for House control
December 20th, 2011
08:02 AM ET
3 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
Dems boast better cash in September
October 20th, 2011
11:45 PM ET
3 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
NRCC tracks Blue Dogs
September 29th, 2011
11:25 AM ET
3 years ago

NRCC tracks Blue Dogs

(CNN) – The National Republican Congressional Committee has their sights set on Blue Dog Democrats, as evidenced by a website launched Thursday.

Republicans currently hold a 242-193 majority in the House of Representatives, a 49-seat majority the party would like to retain-and increase-in 2012.
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Filed under: 2012 • House Democrats • House Republicans • NRCC
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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