The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $10.3 million in March, a committee aide announced Wednesday, a sizable haul due in part to President Obama's help.

The DCCC ended March with $40.2 million in the bank and no debt. Its March total was higher than both the Democratic and Republican Senate campaign arms. The National Republican Congressional Committee, the DCCC's GOP counterpart, has not released its March totals yet.

Obama continued to help raise money for the DCCC last month, appearing at a Miami fundraiser.

House Democrats need to pick up 17 seats to win back the majority this fall -- a goal that even Democrats privately acknowledge is all but impossible.