RNC outraises DNC in November
December 20th, 2011
05:48 PM ET
8 years ago

RNC outraises DNC in November

(CNN) - The Republican National Committee on Tuesday reported bringing in $7.1 million last month, down from $8.5 million raised in October.

Meanwhile, the Democratic National Committee raised $6.5 million, with $10.5 million cash on hand and $7.8 million in debt, according to a Democratic official with knowledge of the numbers.

Despite their drop, the RNC said the $7.1 million figure amounts to the most the group has ever raised during the month of November in an off-year.

"Over the past several months, we have broken multiple records at the RNC, and, as a result, our cash-on-hand now totals $14.1 million," said RNC Chairman Reince Priebus in a statement, adding that the group now has more cash in the bank than debt.

Over the last month, the RNC said it cut its debt by more than $500,000. In less than 10 months, the group added more than $13.5 million in cash on hand, while retiring almost $11 million in debt, according to the statement.

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Filed under: 2012 • Reince Priebus • Republicans • RNC
soundoff (16 Responses)
  1. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    A DROP in contributions from your BASE in the midst of a PRESIDENTIAL election year?
    That doesn't bode well for the 'ho, er, home team.

    December 20, 2011 05:52 pm at 5:52 pm |
  2. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    It looks like the wealthy are getting worried about losing their sweet heart deal with the republicans on the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy.

    December 20, 2011 05:58 pm at 5:58 pm |
  3. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    $7 million has been put into political attacks on Newt and others. Romney is learning the advantage of having swift boaters, Rove, and the Kochs on his side.

    December 20, 2011 06:01 pm at 6:01 pm |
  4. cali girl

    yawn, still a no win game for these who still don't know what to do. Who is your party choice? 'nough said.

    December 20, 2011 06:34 pm at 6:34 pm |
  5. Squigman

    Fools and their money. Fools and their money. Can't see typing the rest.

    December 20, 2011 07:00 pm at 7:00 pm |
  6. Ben Dover

    Well isn't this the party that is mostly for the Rich?
    C'mon Rich folk...Give tell it hurts...The rest of the 99% are "HURTING"....Why not share the pain...lol.

    December 20, 2011 07:01 pm at 7:01 pm |
  7. willie floyd

    All from PACS????

    December 20, 2011 07:03 pm at 7:03 pm |
  8. billy

    It doesn't matter, thanks to the GOP bought and paid for Supreme Court, Citizens United will provide unlimited money to the GOP.

    Remember corporations are people too, only more important than people because they have more money.

    December 20, 2011 07:05 pm at 7:05 pm |
  9. MWM

    Can one percent really afford this much more than ninety-nine percent? OF COURSE, when they are taxed at a lower rate.

    December 20, 2011 07:31 pm at 7:31 pm |
  10. once upon a horse

    good for them..the way things are going the GOP is going to need EVERY cent they can get.

    December 20, 2011 07:54 pm at 7:54 pm |
  11. T'sah from Virginia

    What a waste of campaign funds for the Repubs – they're NOT going anywhere!!

    Obama 2012

    December 20, 2011 08:12 pm at 8:12 pm |
  12. dontbow

    Can't obamya just call up some of his bailout friends and get some more cash. man whats wrong with him.

    December 20, 2011 08:36 pm at 8:36 pm |
  13. Michelle

    Dear RNC, great work! Please continue your excellent efforts and fight against the socialist in the WH for all of us!

    December 20, 2011 09:22 pm at 9:22 pm |
  14. Little Jimmy Truth

    Congratulation to RNC!!! Excellent job!!!

    December 20, 2011 09:48 pm at 9:48 pm |
  15. Larry L

    You can thank the Supreme Court for this result. They are the legislative hit-men for the Republican Party and the rich. Remember... corporations are people too!

    December 20, 2011 10:12 pm at 10:12 pm |
  16. MikeH

    The Koch brothers are buying Supreme Court judges again...

    December 21, 2011 12:54 am at 12:54 am |