Sagging Republican Fundraising

Monday, May 07, 2007

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Eyebrows were raised when the cumulative first-quarter fund-raising total ($65.7 million) for the three leading Democratic presidential contenders (Hillary Clinton, $26 million; Barack Obama, $25.7 million; John Edwards, $14 million) exceeded by 35 percent the cumulative total ($48.8 million) of the top three Republicans (Mitt Romney, $21 million; Rudy Giuliani, $14.8 million; John McCain, $13 million). Equally remarkable were the first-quarter trends by the congressional committees. While the Democratic National Committee ($16 million) lagged behind the Republican National Committee ($26 million), it is clear from the early reports that Democrats have learned how to exploit their newly gained majorities in both chambers of Congress.

Read About It: Washington Times

POSTED: Monday, May 07, 2007

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