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NRSC Raised Money Using Christine O'Donnell's Name the Day Before Delaware Primary
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 09/15/2010 8:28:48 AM PDT by kristinn

The day before the Delaware U.S. Senate primary, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) raised money using the name of the eventual winner, Christine O'Donnell.

A search of Google News on Monday using the search term "Christine O'Donnell" returned a paid advertisement by the NRSC at the top of the search field soliciting donations. A click through on the ad's link went to the NRSC's donation page. This indicates that the NRSC purchased "Christine O'Donnell" from Google.

I did not make a screen grab as it seemed more a curiousity than anything terribly newsworthy at the time. However, with the NRSC letting it be known they will not be funding O'Donnell--and doing so before she even gave her victory speech last night--their hypocrisy in raising money off her name must be exposed.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Delaware
KEYWORDS: backstabbercornyn; christineodonnell; delaware; nrsc; nrscbackstabbers; odonnell; treachery
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1 posted on 09/15/2010 8:28:49 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Two-faced.


2 posted on 09/15/2010 8:30:29 AM PDT by techno
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To: kristinn

Cornyn must resign from the NRSC.


3 posted on 09/15/2010 8:31:03 AM PDT by Gipper08 (a real conservative for Congress... travishankins.com)
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To: kristinn
Winning this race in Delaware now would destroy the Liberal GOP’s PR machine inside the party.

The "moderates" in the GOP have all crawled way out on the “She cannot win” limb. Now is the time to saw it off behind them. Do that and we destroy the RINOS credibility so baldly they will not be able to resurrect it for 2012.

Delaware is a small state. Enough money in O'Donnells coffers can do a whole lot of good there. Much more good then the millions being spent elsewhere like CA.

This is starting to look more and more like the late 1970s when Reagan's wingnuts took back the party from the Rockefeller Republicans.

4 posted on 09/15/2010 8:31:03 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (The problem with Socialism is sooner or later you run out of other people's money. Lady Thatcher)
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To: MNJohnnie

I really like this post!


5 posted on 09/15/2010 8:31:54 AM PDT by mpackard (Read my Lip-Stick)
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To: kristinn

Wow. Just wow. Can we petition Cornyn to resign? Who elects him? We need to get busy folks.


6 posted on 09/15/2010 8:32:16 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: kristinn

Just curious, has Steele’s organization made a statement yet on O’Donnell’s victory? Will they be supporting her or not?


7 posted on 09/15/2010 8:32:40 AM PDT by republicangel
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To: Gipper08
Cornyn must resign from the NRSC.

And then in 2014 he must be primaried and lose his seat.

8 posted on 09/15/2010 8:32:53 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (I can see November from my house)
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To: kristinn

NRSC is the Enemy within. They oppose conservatism.


9 posted on 09/15/2010 8:33:03 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Stimulus. 0bamaCare. Cap and Tax. 9/11 Victory Mosque. TARP. Amnesty. Summer of Recovery.)
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To: kristinn
The calls are working. Cornyn just issued a statement including the following (from journolist hack Ben Smith at Politico:

Let there be no mistake: The National Republican Senatorial Committee – and I personally as the committee’s chairman – strongly stand by all of our Republican nominees, including Christine O’Donnell in Delaware. I reached out to Christine this morning, and as I have conveyed to all of our nominees, I offered her my personal congratulations and let her know that she has our support. This support includes a check for $42,000 – the maximum allowable donation that we have provided to all of our nominees – which the NRSC will send to her campaign today. We remain committed to holding Democrat nominee New Castle County Executive Chris Coons accountable this November, as we inform voters about his record of driving his county to the brink of bankruptcy and supporting his party’s reckless spending policies in Washington.

10 posted on 09/15/2010 8:33:45 AM PDT by eureka! (Tea Party = Real Americans' ACORN --the ground game will save us.)
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To: kristinn

NRSC just released a statement of support: http://realclearpolitics.blogs.time.com/2010/09/15/nrsc-chair-cornyn-commits-to-backing-odonnell/


11 posted on 09/15/2010 8:33:46 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (In 2012: The Rookie and The Wookie get booted from the White House.)
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To: Gipper08

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2589315/posts?page=102#102


12 posted on 09/15/2010 8:34:05 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: GoCards
Can we petition Cornyn to resign? Who elects him? We need to get busy folks.

The Senate Republican Caucus. Somehow I don't see Senators Paul, Miller, Buck, Lee, Toomey, and Rubio voting to give this guy another two years heading up the NRSC.

13 posted on 09/15/2010 8:34:15 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (I can see November from my house)
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To: kristinn
However, with the NRSC letting it be known they will not be funding O'Donnell--

Does "bitter clingers" come to mind?

14 posted on 09/15/2010 8:34:17 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (9/11/2010...Obama designates "Love Islam Year" in memory of the 3000 victims at World Trade Center.)
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To: NeoCaveman

See No. 10. That said, Cornyn needs to be primaried.


15 posted on 09/15/2010 8:34:40 AM PDT by eureka! (Tea Party = Real Americans' ACORN --the ground game will save us.)
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To: kristinn

As I wrote earlier, I just canceled payment on a check I wrote to the NRSC today. No more of my money will go to any national repub organization. And, you are welcome Cornyn.


16 posted on 09/15/2010 8:34:40 AM PDT by guido911 (Islamic terrorists are members of the "ROP", the "religion of pu*&ies")
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To: kristinn

In lieu of family-inappropriate language I shall simply say that these hypocritical traitors are beneath contempt.

(There. How did I do?)


17 posted on 09/15/2010 8:34:43 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: kristinn

All I’ve heard all day is “experts” saying the GOP blew the chance for a majority.They won’t give a dime to her campaign.Screw ‘em.None of them have any idea whats coming.They had predicted a turnout of about 30,000 for the primary-over 56,000 showed up.Its not an accident.People are PI$$ed!


18 posted on 09/15/2010 8:34:51 AM PDT by pistolpetestoys ("Look around you;you're not alone!" Sarah Palin 8/28/10)
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To: republicangel

I have heard that Steele will be supporting her, but nothing official yet.

Still, the fact that we have to even wonder about it is ridiculous.


19 posted on 09/15/2010 8:35:16 AM PDT by Truthsearcher
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To: Gipper08; All
"Cornyn must resign from the NRSC."

"Cornyn has got ta go!"

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20 posted on 09/15/2010 8:35:24 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: MNJohnnie
Do that and we destroy the RINOS credibility so baldly they will not be able to resurrect it for 2012.

If and only if she wins.

How many times have the RINOS insisted that conservatives fall in line behind their nominees? Yet how many times have they stabbed a conservative nominee in the back?

This is worse than Lucy with a football.

21 posted on 09/15/2010 8:35:27 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The RINOcrat Party is still in charge. There has never been a conservative American government.)
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To: kristinn

Wow. This has gotten real ugly, real fast


22 posted on 09/15/2010 8:35:49 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: kristinn

Delaware Senate – O’Donnell vs. Coons

Rasmussen Reports 9/2 – 9/2 500 LV 47 36 Coons +11

Rasmussen Reports 8/5 – 8/5 500 LV 46 36 Coons +10

Rasmussen Reports 7/14 – 7/14 500 LV 39 41 O’Donnell +2

O’Donnell actually polled ahead of Coons back on 7/14.

So expect this race to get a lot closer.

***

Battle for the Senate

49 Democrats
Toss Ups 6
Republicans 45

Likely Dem

DE: Open (D)

Toss Ups

CA: Boxer (D)
CO: Bennet (D)
IL: Open (D)

NV: Reid (D)
WA: Murray (D)
WI: Feingold (D)

Real Clear Politics

GOP 45 + 5 toss ups = 50

GOP 45 + 6 toss ups = 51

So it’s still doable.


23 posted on 09/15/2010 8:35:53 AM PDT by rosettasister
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Interesting development. Like to thank I had something to do with that, lol. I have been harrassing them since Alaska’s primary!!!!!! Still want Cornyn gone.


24 posted on 09/15/2010 8:35:56 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: kristinn

unbelievable traitors to conservatism and integrity.

Cornyn, resign NOW!!!!


25 posted on 09/15/2010 8:36:07 AM PDT by Diogenesis ('Freedom is the right of all sentient beings.' - Optimus Prime)
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To: kristinn; moovova
Hey guys!

moovova just posted this on another thread:

Cornyn felt the crack of the whip apparently...

NRSC Chairman Cornyn’s Statement On Delaware Senate Race Wednesday, September 15, 2010 @ 11:09 AM

".S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), released the following statement regarding the Delaware Senate race:

“Let there be no mistake: The National Republican Senatorial Committee – and I personally as the committee’s chairman – strongly stand by all of our Republican nominees, including Christine O’Donnell in Delaware.

“I reached out to Christine this morning, and as I have conveyed to all of our nominees, I offered her my personal congratulations and let her know that she has our support. This support includes a check for $42,000 – the maximum allowable donation that we have provided to all of our nominees – which the NRSC will send to her campaign today "

Good job Freepers!!!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2589600/posts?page=17

26 posted on 09/15/2010 8:36:12 AM PDT by Marie (Obama seems to think that Jerusalem has been the capital of Israel since Camp David, not King David)
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To: guido911

Well, there is this:

http://www.nrsc.org/


27 posted on 09/15/2010 8:36:16 AM PDT by guido911 (Islamic terrorists are members of the "ROP", the "religion of pu*&ies")
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To: kristinn

I’m curious as to who started the rumor that she would not have any support?


28 posted on 09/15/2010 8:36:42 AM PDT by linn37 ( "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: eureka!
See No. 10.

Good news.

29 posted on 09/15/2010 8:37:35 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (I can see November from my house)
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To: MNJohnnie
The "moderates" in the GOP have all crawled way out on the “She cannot win” limb. Now is the time to saw it off behind them.

-

Be 'STIHL', my heart. :-)


30 posted on 09/15/2010 8:37:35 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Uncle Miltie

They are in Bed with Obama. They just want their split of the Loot.


31 posted on 09/15/2010 8:38:15 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (counter revolutionary)
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To: MNJohnnie
So let's fund her ourselves, and don't forget to send a few bucks to Michelle Bachmann in spite of the Witch Pelosi!
32 posted on 09/15/2010 8:39:14 AM PDT by Camel Joe ("All animals are created equal, but some animals are more equal than others"- The Pigs)
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To: kristinn

NRSC is catching a lot of flak on their Facebook page this morning too, which might signal why they have reversed course: http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=9324910069&share_id=160292983980782&comments=1#s160292983980782


33 posted on 09/15/2010 8:39:35 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (In 2012: The Rookie and The Wookie get booted from the White House.)
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To: kristinn
Not unlike the arrogance of dems, this elite republican arrogance is disgusting! The voters of Delaware have the say over who is elected in their state, NOT the NRSC or the RNC!
34 posted on 09/15/2010 8:40:09 AM PDT by gidget7 ("When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: rosettasister

September 15th, 2010

NRSC Chair Cornyn Commits to Backing O’Donnell

http://realclearpolitics.blogs.time.com/2010/09/15/nrsc-chair-cornyn-commits-to-backing-odonnell/


35 posted on 09/15/2010 8:40:12 AM PDT by rosettasister
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To: paulycy

You did very, very well, Paulcy. But I con do better.

a-hem...

I unclog my nose in your direction, sons of a window dresser. So, you think you could outclever us french folks with your silly, knees-bent, running-about, advancing behavior? I wave my private parts at your aunties, you cheesy-leather, second-hand, electric donkey bottom biters.
English bed-wetting types. I burst my pimples at you and call your door-opening request a silly thing; you tiny brained wipers of other peoples’ bottoms.


36 posted on 09/15/2010 8:40:14 AM PDT by Marie (Obama seems to think that Jerusalem has been the capital of Israel since Camp David, not King David)
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To: pistolpetestoys

She has already raised 200k from around the country. I gave her a Sawbuck. It was worth it to read the comments on her site. I hope she raises a million bucks today. Just to P.O. Rove the RINO.


37 posted on 09/15/2010 8:40:33 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (counter revolutionary)
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To: eureka!; BigSkyFreeper

What a failure of leadership by Cornyn. Yesterday he wouldn’t committ to helping O’Donnell, then last night he stood silent as it was leaked that the NRSC wouldn’t help her, now he says they’ll stand behind her and give her funds. Too late.


38 posted on 09/15/2010 8:41:01 AM PDT by kristinn (Since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: linn37

Bret Bair of FNC started the rumor based on anonymous staffers high up in the GOP.

I suspect it is either some “Melman”s who fear conservatives, or Rove himself who is trying to save face for the Castle falling so soundly.

Think about it folks, Rove himself said anything over 5 points spread is practically a mandate these days.


39 posted on 09/15/2010 8:41:42 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: MNJohnnie

“Delaware is a small state. Enough money in O’Donnells coffers can do a whole lot of good there. Much more good then the millions being spent elsewhere like CA”

Bingo, we have a winner!

I will contribute more to that race than any other.


40 posted on 09/15/2010 8:41:55 AM PDT by Robbin (If Sarah isn’t welcome, I’m not welcome, it’s just that simple…)
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To: kristinn
the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) raised money using the name of the eventual winner, Christine O'Donnell.

Two faced hypocrites. Man, I despise lying politicians.
They've already done so much damage to the woman, they'd better darn well make sure she wins, or her defeat will be on their hands - as well as our outrage.

41 posted on 09/15/2010 8:42:05 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Marie

Wonder how much Crow they will make RINO Rove eat? I should send him a recipe.


42 posted on 09/15/2010 8:42:46 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (counter revolutionary)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Cornyn’s statement at the NRSC: http://www.nrsc.org/nrsc-chairman-cornyns-statement-on-delaware-senate-race


43 posted on 09/15/2010 8:43:10 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (In 2012: The Rookie and The Wookie get booted from the White House.)
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To: kristinn

Let’s Start a TWITTER Campaign to REMOVE Michael Steele as RNC Chair . . . just TWITTER @RNC and leave message then #GOP to catalog. If you want to Tweet Mikey it’s @ChairmanMSteele and #GOP to catalog. WE NEED AT LEAST A COUPLE THOUSAND TWEETS A DAY TO GET OUR POINT ACROSS!

@rnsc to tell them what you think of this scam.

No more STATIST Republicans. No more RINOs.


44 posted on 09/15/2010 8:43:22 AM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (IMPEACH Barry Dunham Soetoro aka "Soebarkah" aka Imam Barack Hussein Muhammad Obama!)
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To: linn37

Not sure... here is a bit from the American Spectator from last night...

“...And now, Carl Cameron of Fox News is reporting the National Republican Senatorial Committee will not be helping the official nominee of the Delaware Republican Party for the United States Senate in her Senate campaign.”

http://spectator.org/blog/2010/09/14/rove-attack-nrsc-refusal-will

And from the Wall Street Journal:
“The National Republican Senatorial Committee does not plan to spend money on its Delaware Senate nominee, Christine O’Donnell, an NRSC official said tonight... The official noted that if her position improves, the committee might reconsider its allocation of scarce resources.”
http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2010/09/14/nrsc-no-plans-to-fund-odonnell/


45 posted on 09/15/2010 8:43:46 AM PDT by new cruelty
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To: Marie
Hey GOP "leadership!"


46 posted on 09/15/2010 8:44:05 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Marie

Now do away before I . . .

(well you know the drill)


47 posted on 09/15/2010 8:44:28 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: linn37

Last night Brett Baier on Fox News cut into Greta’s show and said that the NSRC had made a statement that they would not support O’Donnell, that the money would be better spent elsewhere. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing.


48 posted on 09/15/2010 8:44:33 AM PDT by ponygirl
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To: MNJohnnie

bttt


49 posted on 09/15/2010 8:45:04 AM PDT by petercooper (Ignorant Obama Voters: Happy Now?)
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To: kristinn

How much does Cornyn and his cronies pocket from NRSC fundraising?


50 posted on 09/15/2010 8:45:14 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (King: "I have a dream"...Sharpton: "I want a check")
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