RGA posts nearly $27 million second quarter with Christie at the helm


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) speaks in Haddon Heights, N.J., on June 25. (Mel Evans/AP)

The Republican Governors Association raised $26.6 million between April and June,  keeping up a quick fundraising pace under the leadership of Gov. Chris Christie (R), who chairs the group.

The RGA ended the period with more than $70 million in the bank, the group said. The RGA also said it has raised $60 million since Christie was elected chairman last fall.

Republicans are defending 22 gubernatorial seats this year, compared to 14 for Democrats.

Sean Sullivan covers national politics for “The Fix.”
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