Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Goes $2.5 Million Up on Republicans
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reported raising $6.6 million during January and now has a $2.5 million advantage over the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) reported receipts of $6,552,553 and disbursements of $3,571,468 during January, leaving $14,988,020 cash on hand, with debts of $2,500,000.
The DSCC received $1.9 million from contributors giving $200 or less, and $2.3 million from those giving more than $200. PACs and other committees gave $2.1 million. A few of the contributors giving the maximum $32,400 contributions were Peter Angelos (attorney, Maryland); Dana Chasin (OMB Watch, DC); James Ryan (Elmendorf Ryan, DC); Tracy Spicer (Avenue Solutions, MD); among others.
Major bundlers of contributions included Brownstein Hyatt Schreck PAC $141,750; Jeffrey Peck (Peck Madigan Jones) $45,000; Anthony Podesta (The Podesta Group) $223,500; Heather Miller Podesta (Heather Podesta + Partners) $67,400; James Ryan (Elmendorf Ryan) $50,000; and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Civic Action Committee $20,000.
The DSCC repaid Bank of America $1.25 million on outstanding loans.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) reported receipts of $4,633,165 and disbursements of $2,634,432, leaving $10,018,853 cash on and and no debts.
The NRSC received $1.4 million from contributors giving $200 or less, and $1.6 million from contributors giving more than $200. PACs and other committees gave $1.6 million. A few of the contributors giving the $32,400 maximum were James Mulvihill (Black Creek Group, CO); Mrs. Amy Kazma (private investor, FL); Albert P. Hegyi (chairman, First Financial Bank, NY); Jeffrey Berenson (president and CEO, Berenson & Company, NY); and Robert Wetenhall (co-chair, McConnell Wetenhall & Comany, NY: among others.