Thursday, June 22, 2006

Dems had more money on hand at the end of May than GOP

But Bush raised $27 million in last Monday, telling the crowd that the GOP would maintain control of the Congress, thanks to them.

Wonder what the $27 mill is going to be used for, election theft?

New York Daily News - Breaking News:

"WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate and House Democrats, optimistic about their election-year prospects, have more money in the bank for the midterm contests than their Republican counterparts.

Some four months before the voting, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has $33.5 million cash on hand compared to $18.3 million for the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the groups said Tuesday. The Democrats raised $4.7 million in May; the Republicans collected $4.3 million in the month.

'Our fundraising success reflects a deep desire for change and recognition that the best way to get things back on track is by electing more Democrats to the Senate,' said Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., chairman of the Democratic committee.
Although the GOP committees trail in cash on hand, it has the advantage of the presidency and the fundraiser in chief as well as majority control of the House and Senate"

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