DCCC raises $6.1 million in May

June 20, 2013

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $6.1 million in May, finishing the month with $11 million in the bank and $2.1 million in debt, according to a committee aide.

The National Republican Congressional Committee hasn't yet released its May numbers. The NRCC had $8.7 million in the bank and $6.3 million worth of debt at the end of April.

President Obama helped the committee raise money last month, appearing at high-dollar events for the DCCC. House Democrats need to pick up 17 seats to win back the majority in 2014.

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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