At the midway mark in 2000, the Republicans remain in the lead in raising national party soft money this year. The national Republican fund raising committees have raised $76.8 million in the first six months, compared to $69.8 raised by the Democrats. The $7 million advantage was almost entirely raised in the second quarter.
The Republican six-month total includes soft money raised by the Republican National Committee (RNC) $50.6 million, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) $11.4 million, and the National Congressional Campaign Committee $14.9 million.
The Democrats six-month total includes soft money raised by the Democratic National Committee $37.7 million, the Democratic Senatorial Committee $15.5 million, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee $16.6 million.
The first quarter to second quarter comparisons showed the Democrats raised $26.8 million in the first quarter and $43.0 million in the second quarter. This included the DNC raising $13.3 million, then $24.4 million. The DSCC raised $6.9 million, then $8.6 million. The DCC raised $6.5 million, the $10.1 million.
The first quarter to second quarter comparisons showed the Republicans raised $27.0 million in the first quarter and $49.9 million in the second quarter. This included the RNC raising $13.1 million, then $37.5 million. The NRSC raised $4.1 million, then $7.3 million. The NRCC raised $9.8 million, then $5.1 million.
Item 2 DSCC and NRSC June Soft Money
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) and the National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee (NRSC) recently reported their soft money donations for the month of June 2000. The DSCC raised $ 8.6 million in soft money compared to the NRSC raising $ 7.2 million. Listed below are the donations of $50,000 or more.
Soft money fundraising for the other soft money accounts of the national parties has been detailed in earlier e-mails.
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