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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:58 AM

With 2012 Election Barely Over, Politicians Begin Fundraising For Next Cycles



With 2012 Election Barely Over, Politicians Begin Fundraising For Next Cycles

WASHINGTON -- It's been just one week since Americans were bombarded with political ads, robocalls and knocks on the door by canvassers handing out literature and asking them to vote. For now, people don't have to face emails begging them to donate, once again, to candidates.

Or so they think.

In fact, politicians are already holding fundraisers for the next cycle, two years away, and the cycle after that, which isn't until 2016.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was first out of the gate, with a fundraiser for his reelection campaign on the day after the election. McConnell held the event at the National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee, charging $1,000 for an individual or $2,500 for a political action committee. The minority leader is up for reelection in 2014, and he's hoping that raising a boatload of money will scare off potential Democratic rivals.

Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) was not far behind McConnell. The weekend after the election, he hosted a golf outing, which cost a minimum of $2,500. Schrader handily beat his Republican opponent in last week's election.

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Full article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/13/2012-election-fundraising_n_2126617.html



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Below is a link with a LIST of the 33 seats being contested in The U.S. Senate in regular elections in 2014,
20 Democrats and 13 Republicans:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Senate_elections,_2014

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Rumor has it that Ashley Judd ‘might’ throw her hat into the ring against Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

Ms. Judd was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky on May 9, 2009. She subsequently earned a Mid-Career Master in Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2010.

For more info regarding Ms. Judd take a look at the Humanitarian Work and Political Activities sections on the link below:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashley_Judd




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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 01:17 AM

1. my inbox is feeling lonely since last week w/out dozens of money solicitations lol nt

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