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Organizers for GOPAC, a group founded by former Delaware Gov. Pete du Pont to use donations and educational programs to elect Republicans at state and local levels, appears to be holding its own. Once led by Rep. Newt Gingrich before he became House speaker, GOPAC too has taken a stand against amnesty for illegals and against the Senate bill backed by Mr. Bush.

“We are having no trouble with fundraising,” GOPAC Executive Director Paul D. Ellington said, although he did not provide a dollar figure. “In fact, we sent out a ‘Secure the Borders Now!’ bumper sticker and have received a good response.”