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March 27, 2015

DSCC Raised Millions More Than NRSC in January

DSCC Raised Millions More Than NRSC in January

The National Republican Senatorial Committee raised just $1.5 million in January, according to its most recent fundraising report.

That’s significantly less than the $4.2 million the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee brought in last month.

The DSCC reported it had $3 million in the bank at the end of January, while the NRSC reported slightly more — $3.3 million — cash on hand at the same time.

But while the NRSC reported $10 million in debt, the DSCC had much more — $15.7 million — in arrears, according to its fundraising report.

The NRSC did not hire senior staff until Jan. 30, part of reason behind the committee’s meager fundraising.

Asked about the committee’s fundraising, NRSC spokesman Brad Dayspring said in a statement: “Democrats are going to need every one of those dollars to deal with ugly primary battles in Massachusetts and New Jersey … ”

Last cycle, the DSCC reported about $30 million more in receipts than its GOP counterpart. Senate Democrats have bested Republicans for several cycles.

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