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Millionaires Keep Shoveling Money Into Politics

The flow of money into politics continues with a steady stream of large contributions from millionaires and wealthy donors.  

Recent financial reports from Super PACs, showing May activity, disclose several large contributions. For example, American Crossroads , a Republican-oriented Super PAC reported receiving $1 million from Paul Singer , President and CEO of Elliott Management Group (NY); $200,000 from Ruben Martin , President and CEO of Martin Resource Management Corporation (TX); $100,000 from James MacDougald , chairman of Westshore Ventures (FL); and $100,000 from Geoff Palmer , owner, G.H. Palmer Associates (CA). The Super PAC had receipts o $1.66 million during May, and has $4.6 million cash on hand as of May 31st.  

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Goes $2.5 Million Up on Republicans

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reported raising $6.6 million during January and now has a $2.5 million advantage over the National Republican Senatorial Committee.  

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC)  reported receipts of $6,552,553 and disbursements of $3,571,468 during January, leaving $14,988,020 cash on hand, with debts of $2,500,000.