Skip to comments.RNC Left With Hoards of Cash But Little Time [Reince Priebus RNC Chair Sitting On $68M!]
Posted on 10/30/2012 8:15:49 PM PDT by Steelfish
RNC Left With Hoards of Cash But Little Time By Luke Rosiak-The Washington Times October 30, 2012
A late surge of support and months of restrained spending have left the Republican National Committee flush with cash with little time to spend it $68 million as of Oct. 17, which was nearly seven times the amount the Democratic National Committee had in the bank.
Adding in the cash from other presidential campaign committees, the mismatch still was stark: $156 million for Mitt Romney and his GOP allies to $94 million for President Obama and his allies. State Republican parties also had 50 percent more cash than their Democratic counterparts, according to an analysis by The Washington Times.
Its likely that means a surge of GOP spending is coming. Whats unclear is what form it will take, and RNC officials declined to tip their hand.
I can guarantee you we will spend it all and wisely, Reince Priebus, chairman of the RNC, told The Times.
The last-minute strategy poses opportunities and challenges.
The difference in cash on hand allows Mr. Romney to project the image of momentum by dramatically ramping up the scale of his campaign in the final days, suddenly spending far more heavily on ads, mailers and telemarketers.
This week, Republicans began making a play for Pennsylvania, dipping freely into Republican campaign funds and forcing Democrats to spend their more-limited resources to respond, and touting the new push in the Keystone State as a sign that Mr. Obama is on the wane and Mr. Romney is on the upswing.
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Reince, here’s a hint.
We have about 10 close Senate races.
How about dropping about $40M among those races?!?!?!
Spread the rest around the close House races, AND QUIT WORRYING ABOUT HOW CLOSE THEY’RE WED TO RANK AND FILE ESTABLISHMENT!!!
I still think they will take a shot at Oregon, and Washington, and get at least one of them..
Did you hear about a stop that Romney leaked about campaigning in California later this week? It had Axelgrease’s hair on fire!! Hahahaha
Here in CA they’ve been asking for volunteers to go to Nevada, all expenses paid, to help get out the vote. I guess that’s where some of the money is going.
that ANGERS me so much about McCain....can’t believe I sent in good money several times....but I sent it for Sarah...not McCain....
How much have they invested in keeping Allan WEST and Michelle BACHMANN in the House... or have they been more interested in re districting them OUT?
My donations go to Candidates who represent my values, not to a party establishment machine which wants to go “forward” along with Obama, just lagging behind him a little.
After the establishment (Carl Rove I think it was) announced that the GOPs main agenda - ahead of replacing Obama - was to “Destroy the TEA Party at all costs” the National Party is not getting a wad of used gum out of me!
When they send me a dunning I often make a “retaliatory contribution” to West or some other TEA compatible Conservative that National is going to hang out to twist in the wind in stead just to spite them.
There is a liberal, gay Republican in Massataxes they would rather fund that Allen West and Bachmann.
Giving money to the RNC is a waste, put the money toward conservative candidates.
Dump those resources into PA, MI, MN, OH, CO.
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