RNC Fundraising: Probably Enough to Save Steele « The Washington Independent
The Republican National Committee reports (in an e-mail blast) that it raised $17.6 million in the first quarter of the year: $5.8 million in January, $5.1 million in February, and $6.7 million in March. The last figure is important because it covers the period of new Chairman Michael Steele’s parade of real talk and gaffes, which got so bad that coup rumors surfaced and Steele himself backed away from doing so much media. As it happens, it was a decent month of fundraising.
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