- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is maintaining its fundraising advantage over its Republican counterpart, raising $7.7 million in July and finishing with $32 million on hand for the fall general election push, senate-democrats-8m-july-32m-banked-25032695” target=”_blank”>The Associated Press reported.

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), meanwhile, raised almost $5.4 million in July and has $26 million on hand, and has been outraised by Democrats in 17 of the past 19 months.


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All told, the DSCC has raised nearly $104 million and spent more than $73 million this cycle, compared to about $76 million raised and $53 million spent for the NRSC.

Democrats currently hold a tenuous five-seat majority in the Senate and are trying furiously to protect Democratic incumbents or open seats being vacated by Democrats in more than half a dozen states.