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BumRushDaShow

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Thu Apr 18, 2024, 06:16 PM Apr 18

Democrats begin to outpace Republicans in fundraising for key House races

Source: NBC News

April 18, 2024, 3:46 PM EDT


Republicans have sounded the alarm in recent years that Democrats are overwhelming their candidates in fundraising. And despite making some improvements last year, some of the most vulnerable House Republicans are once again falling behind their Democratic opponents. Democratic candidates outraised Republicans in almost every one of the most competitive seats in the race for the House, according to new fundraising reports filed this week, a setback for Republicans who had been hoping their candidates were turning a corner.

Money alone doesn’t determine winners and losers, especially in a presidential cycle where most voter attention will be focused on the top of the ticket. And Republicans expect their candidates and outside effort to be well-funded. But as Democrats need a net gain of just four seats to retake control of the House, their incumbents and challengers entered April in a significantly better financial position than their Republican rivals.

Republicans admit the fundraising gap isn’t ideal, but they’re tamping down concerns — at least publicly “Our swing-district incumbents continue to stack the cash they’ll need to beat their extreme challengers,” National Republican Congressional Committee spokesman Will Reinert said in a statement.

The latest fundraising reports, spanning the first three months of the year, also come as Republicans navigate life without an experienced prolific fundraiser as speaker after Kevin McCarthy’s ouster (and with current Speaker Mike Johnson fighting continual intraparty threats to his leadership).

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2024-election/democrats-begin-outpace-republicans-fundraising-key-house-races-rcna148454

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Democrats begin to outpace Republicans in fundraising for key House races (Original Post) BumRushDaShow Apr 18 OP
Hoping that we can get rid of the rethugs dirt we got by less than a dozen votes JT45242 Apr 18 #1
That would matter more if dark money wasn't approved mucifer Apr 18 #2
...and with the 5% Der Leader fundraising tax imposed on GOP candidates... EarthFirst Apr 18 #3

JT45242

(2,402 posts)
1. Hoping that we can get rid of the rethugs dirt we got by less than a dozen votes
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 06:26 PM
Apr 18

Live near Iowa City. We have despicable Dr. Marion miller Meeks...turd extraordinaire. She voted against infrastructure and shows up at ribbon cutting to take credit.

Hopefully, young women get out and vote this imbecile doctor who supports abortion bans.

EarthFirst

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3. ...and with the 5% Der Leader fundraising tax imposed on GOP candidates...
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 08:35 PM
Apr 18

…that lead will only grow larger.

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