The National Republican Congressional Committee outraised its Democratic counterpart in January despite several corporate political action committees cutting off donations to House Republicans after a majority voted to nullify President Biden’s victory during Electoral College certification.
The House Republican campaign arm collected $7.5 million last month, eclipsing the $7 million raised by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The NRCC spent nearly as much as it hauled in, $6.5 million, to close January with $13.5 million in cash on hand. A hefty portion of those expenditures were dedicated to expanding the committee’s proprietary list of grassroots contributors who donate in small amounts through online platforms.
The DCCC finished the month with $22.4 million in the bank after spending $5.6 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings. Although the House Democratic campaign arm has a much larger war chest than the NRCC, it is saddled with $13 million in debt from the last election cycle. The Republican committee ended