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The National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) raised what it calls a “record” $ 104.8 million in fundraising last year, as the Senate GOP’s reelection arm raises resources to win back the majority of the chamber in the midterm elections in November.

The NRSC says his 2021 loot is the highest it has ever collected in a year without an election.

According to figures from the NRSC, which were first shared with Fox News and a handful of other news organizations, the committee raised $ 28.6 million in the fourth quarter from October to December and $ 11.2 million. dollars in December alone, which he says is both strange. -record years.

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The NRSC also noted that approximately 443,000 unique donors contributed to the committee last year, for a total of over two million donations, including nearly 170,000 new donors.

The Senate GOP reelection arm declared $ 32.7 million in cash.

GOP Senator Rick Scott of Florida speaks with Fox News while attending the Republican Jewish Coalition annual conference in Las Vegas on November 5, 2021.
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The Senate is currently split 50-50 between the two main parties, but Democrats have a majority thanks to the decisive vote of Vice President Kamala Harris.

The GOP is defending 20 of the 34 seats up for grabs in 2022. This includes five open seats, including Republican retreats on major battlefields in Pennsylvania and North Carolina and in the competitive state of Ohio, as well as in Missouri and Alabama.

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But Republicans see strong opportunities to turn blue seats to red in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada and potentially New Hampshire, where first-term Democratic senators are running for re-election in the swing states.

GOP Senate reelection arm hit record $ 104 million in 2021

Republican Senate candidate and former college and professional football star Herschel Walker speaks at a rally featuring former President Donald Trump on September 25, 2021 in Perry, Georgia.
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Democrats face historic headwinds in the 2022 election, as the party that controls the White House traditionally suffers setbacks in the midterms that have followed. To make matters worse, Democrats across the country will have an agreement with an unfavorable political environment that is made worse by President Biden’s underwater approval ratings.

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“This NRSC team has broken fundraising records throughout the cycle, and we have to thank Chuck Schumer and the radical Democrats in the Senate,” NRSC Chairman Rick Scott said in a statement, pointing to the Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

GOP Senate reelection arm hit record $ 104 million in 2021

New York Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks at a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 4, 2022.
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Scott, former Florida governor and first-term senator, accused that “Senate Democrats are focused on abolishing filibuster, eliminating voter ID requirements and reckless spending instead of securing the border, repairing the supply chain and reducing the cost of daily living. goods for American families. “

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But there has been some positive fundraising news for Democrats in recent months. Some of their top contenders in key battlefield races have overtaken their Republican counterparts.


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