Washington (CNN) – National Republicans are dedicating half a million dollars to the GOP candidate trying to unseat Democratic Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, CNN has learned.
With 11 days to go before Election Day, this is the first time the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) has invested in this race, a surprise since most political prognosticators consider this Senate seat likely to stay in Democratic hands.
(CNN) - The National Republican Senatorial Committee will no longer support Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri in his U.S. Senate bid, a source from the group told CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash on Monday.
It was communicated to the congressman that the NRSC will be pulling out if he decides to stay in the race, the source said one day after the Senate candidate sparked a firestorm by claiming that "legitimate rape" rarely resulted in pregnancy.
(CNN) – The National Republican Senatorial Committee raised $5.76 million in March, bringing its first quarter haul to $15 million, the group announced Thursday.
The national fundraising arm in charge of electing Republicans to the Senate now has $19.6 million cash on hand with no campaign debt.
(CNN) – The National Republican Senatorial Committee raised almost $3 million in November, according to the group in charge of electing Republicans to the Senate.
The monthly total of $2.9 million leaves them with $9.1 million cash on hand, having raised $36.9 million during the current election cycle. They head into the 2012 elections with no debt.
(CNN) - Democrats in North Dakota welcomed Heidi Heitkamp to the state's open U.S. Senate race following her official announcement Tuesday.
The former state attorney general said she is launching her bid because with a badly broken Washington, the state needs an "independent voice who will go there to stand up for North Dakota."
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) – Former Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell is not a witch and hated the commercial that stated that fact.
Promoting her new book, Troublemaker, on "Good Morning America" Tuesday, the tea party poster-candidate admitted that the infamous spot which attempted to distance her from past comments that she'd "dabbled into witchcraft" wasn't the best choice.
Washington (CNN) - The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee says it out raised its rival, the National Republican Senatorial Committee, last month.
The DSCC reports Monday morning that they brought in $4.1 million in May, about a million dollars more than what the NRSC reported raising last month. The DSCC says they've raised $18.62 for the 2012 election cycle and have nearly $8 million cash on hand.
Washington (CNN) – As the next battle for the Senate heats up, both the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee are showing their latest finance numbers.
The DSCC Wednesday reported raising $5.6 million last month, with $5.5 million cash on hand as of April 1, and a debt of $4.89 million.
Washington (CNN) - Politics is serious business - but not all the time.
President Obama should be re-elected in 2012, according to a spoof re-election ad paid for by the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
"Today, we celebrate a president that brought Americans together (images then appear of Tea Party protests) ... celebrate the end to our dependence on American energy (image showing gas prices, referring to U.S. dependence on foreign oil).