Tags: RNC | DNC | Fundraising | Rove

RNC Trounces DNC in Recent Fundraising

Friday, 21 Sep 2012 02:26 PM

By Newsmax Wires

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is scoring a huge fundraising advantage over its Democratic counterpart, the latest federal filings show.

The RNC raised $35.6 million in August, nearly three times the $13.6 million brought in by the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Politico reports.

The gap is truly monstrous when it comes to cash on hand. The RNC had $75.6 million as of Aug. 31, more than 10 times the DNC total of $7.1 million.

The RNC spent $47.8 million in August, while the DNC spent almost $22 million. As for debt, the RNC owes nearly $10 million to BB&T, while the DNC owes $11 million, mostly to Amalgamated Bank.

In other good fundraising news for the GOP, American Crossroads, the Karl Rove-linked super PAC, garnered $9.4 million in August, up from $7.1 million in July, Politico reports. The group has $32 million in cash on hand.

Some of the biggest donations last month came from Bob Perry, president of Perry Homes, $2 million; Clayton Williams Energy of Texas, $1 million; and B. Wayne Hughes, chairman of Spendthrift Farm, $1 million.





© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Ben Carson: Obama Letting Islamics 'Destroy Us'

Sunday, 01 Feb 2015 16:26 PM

Dr. Ben Carson, an expected GOP presidential contender, said he wants to see the size of government reduced if he one da . . .

Santorum: Blue-Collar Jobs a Top Issue

Sunday, 01 Feb 2015 16:41 PM

Former Sen. Rick Santorum, a possible GOP presidential contender in 2016, said Sunday that blue-collar jobs are one of t . . .

Christie Visits UK While Mulling Whether to Run in 2016

Sunday, 01 Feb 2015 12:44 PM

An unabashed fan of the Dallas Cowboys, New Jersey Gov.Chris Christie spent Super Bowl Sunday on the other side of theAt . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved