Democratic Committees Top GOP Counterparts in August Fundraising
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee both raised more than their GOP counterparts in August.
The DSCC raised $3.3 million last month — more than the $2.6 million the National Republican Senatorial Committee brought in. The monthly hauls bring the DSCC’s total cash on hand to $8.8 million, while the NRSC has $8 million in the bank. The NRSC is debt-free, while the DSCC is still $8 million in the red.
Senate Republicans are defending the five-seat majority they captured in 2014.
On the House side, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $4.2 million last month, more than the National Republican Congressional Committee’s $2.9 million haul.
The NRCC leads in cash on hand with $18.3 million in the bank to the DCCC’s $17.7 million. Both are debt-free.
House Republicans are defending a historic 30-seat majority in 2016.
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