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DCCC raised record $6.3 million in February

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee continues to raise money at a fast clip, pulling in $6.3 million in February, according to a committee aide.

The haul is slightly bigger than the committee's previous record for February, which was set in 2012 -- an election year when it's generally easier to raise money. The committee 's fundraising that month also rounded to $6.3 million, but was slightly less than last month.

The committee has $7.6 million cash on hand and $10.9 million in debt.

Its GOP counterpart, the National Republican Congressional Committee, has not announced its February totals. The DCCC outraised the NRCC $6.1 million to $4.4 million in January -- continuing a trend of winning the fundraising battle even while Democrats remain in the minority.

Aaron Blake covers national politics and writes regularly for The Fix.

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