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Democratic Governors Association Raises $13.8 Million

The Democratic Governors Association , a Section 527 political organization, reported  raising $13.8 million and spending $12.1 million, during the second quarter of 2014.  

Major donors included $1,360,000 from the NEA Advocacy Fund (DC) $900,000 from the American Federation of Teachers AFT (DC); $750,000 from AFSCME (DC);  $450,000 from the United Food Commercial Workers Intl. Union; $300,000 from SEIU IPEA (DC); $325,000 AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals (AZ); $250,000 from Pfizer Inc. (OH); $250,000  from United Healthcare Services Inc.; $250,000 from SEIU Michigan State Council (MI); $150,000 from PhRMA (DC); and $150,000 from the International Union of Painters Allied Trades (DC).  

Super PACs Have $63 Million Ready To Spend
NEA Adds $5 Million to Advocacy Fund

A teachers union has contributed $5 million of its members' money to its super PAC for making independent expenditures, and spending on state and local elections.  

The NEA Advocacy Fund,  a super PAC, reported it received $5 million from the National Education Association  during the last six months of 2013. The NEA gave $1 million on 8/27, $730,000 on 9/26, and $3,270,000 on 10/1.