RNC finances suffer from loss of major donors: 2012 looking sad for GOP

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    Well, I don't know where to begin. LMAO!! But this defininately is the death kneel come early for the RNC/GOP hopes in 2012.:clap2: Snicker, snicker.............:lol:

    Hundreds of major donors have abandoned the Republican National Committee, leaving it $20 million in debt and threatening its future as a central player in the 2012 presidential election.

    The RNC raised just $7 million from major donors for the midterm elections, one sixth as much as it brought in for the previous midterms, in 2006. By contrast, the Democratic National Committee raised $38 million from large donors for last fall's midterms, three times as much as for the 2006 elections, according to a Washington Post analysis of donor records.

    "You can't even dream of winning in 2012 with that kind of operation," said John Dowd, a Washington lawyer and longtime RNC donor who decided against contributing in the past two years because of the "mess" at the party. "As long as it's in that kind of shape, I can't even think of giving."

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    The corporations and special interest groups will make up the difference as they did in the last election.

    Republican "SuperPAC" American Crossroads Raised $24 Million in Seven Months, Report Shows - Political Hotsheet - CBS News

     
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    Reince Priebus may change things
     
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    And by shielding their donors, they mean protect the Corporate interests who are financing these candidates.
     
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    Wish you luck with that. As of today I think RNC Steele is toast, so maybe you will get a turn around under new leadership?
     
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    Sounds like you have donors, just not to the RNC.
     
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    I think many of the reasons major donors walked had more to do with republican actions, and not with Steele's leadership? Their majors were jumping ship back in the Bush era. The spending campaign funds in strip joints was a RNC error on Steele.
     
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    DNC is in debt $4.6 million...March, 2010.
     
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