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Republican Governors Association Raises $24 Million

The Republican Governors Association,  a Section 527 political organization,  reported  it raised $24.1 million and spent $15.6 million during the second quarter of 2014.  

Major donors included David Koch , executive VP, Koch Industries (NY) $2.5 million; Sheldon Adelson , CEO, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NV) $2.5 million; and Ken Griffin , CEO, Citadel Group (IL) $1.5 million.  

Newest Member of Congress Joins Washington Money Circuit, Starts PAC

Rep. David Jolly

The newest member of Congress, after only 60 days in office, has started a new federal PAC to raise funds, in addition to his regular campaign committee.  

Rep. David Jolly , R-Fla., who was sworn in on March 13th, has registered  Seagrass PAC with the Federal Election Commission. The PAC is based in Tampa, Florida, with Nancy Watkins of Robert Watkins Co., handling the duties as treasurer.