The Democratic National Committee’s latest fundraising numbers show the party continues to have trouble with fundraising as the 2018 midterm elections approach.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took advantage of his Hollywood ties in a move that could bolster his rumored but yet-unannounced campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) is raising money for the DCCC, the congressional campaign arm of the Democratic Party with the subject “Mueller FIRED.”
Former President Barack Obama will headline a Beverly Hills fundraiser for Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.), marking his first official involvement in the upcoming midterm elections, according to Politico.
The Republican National Committee broke another fundraising record in February by raking in $12.8 million.
The Republican National Committee continued to post successful fundraising numbers in January, pulling in $12.4 million.
Conor Lamb, the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, has made lambasting the corruptive influence lobbyists have on lawmakers a central tenet of his campaign, but it hasn’t stopped him from attending lobbyist-hosted fundraisers.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) raised $44 million in 2017, a record for any House leader in a non-election year.
The Democratic National Committee raised $5.7 million last month, its lowest fundraising numbers for the month of November since 2007.
The Republican National Committee broke a fundraising record by hauling in $8.2 million in November, the most money ever raised by the RNC for the month in a non-election year.