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.
(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.
(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.”
(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.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
(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.
(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.