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Reviewing the August Fundraising numbers.
Wouldn’t you know it: I decide not to do anything consequential and the fundraising numbers become available. Short version: the GOP out-raised the Democrats for the first time since April; the NRSC beat out the DSCC for the second month; the NRCC continues to stay essentially tied with the DCCC; and the Democrats aren’t paying their debt down.
The good news for the Democrats is that they’re still maintaining a slight cash-on-hand advantage overall and a decent one on the Congressional level… if you ignore their debt, which they at least seem determined to do. A comparison of this time last cycle…
…shows pretty much what we’ve been seeing to date: the Democrats are not dominating the financial arena like they were this time in 2007. That’s not good news for a party in power.
But since complacency is a bad idea:
Crossposted to Moe Lane.