House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., raised more than $32 million in the first quarter of 2021 in her bid to retain Democratic control of the House after the 2022 elections, her campaign announced Friday.
That big fundraising haul among her various fundraising committees means that Pelosi has raised more than $1 billion for Democrats since she entered House leadership in 2002, her campaign said.
This year alone, Pelosi has already targeted $25.2 million of her $32.4 million haul for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), the campaign entity designed specifically to elect House Democrats.
Pelosi’s campaign said the millions reflect the public satisfaction with the Democrats’ agenda.
“Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s massive fundraising haul is a direct testament to Democrats’ grassroots, political, and financial prowess that will hold the House for Democrats,” said Jorge Aguilar, executive director for Nancy Pelosi for Congress.
“The American people are seeing the benefits of Democrats’ fight to Build Back Better, crush the virus, and save lives and livelihoods while [GOP Leader] Kevin McCarthy is painfully losing control of his reckless conference engulfed in a civil war.”
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