WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 19 about Senate fundraising, The Associated Press, relying on a summary of the fundraising reports provided by a National Republican Senatorial Committee spokesman, erroneously reported how much cash the committee had on hand. The Senate Republicans' campaign arm had almost $19.3 million saved, not almost $22 million.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Senate Dems' campaign arm raises $6.3M in April
Senate Democrats' campaign arm picks up $6.3M last month, has $25M in bank
By PHILIP ELLIOTT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate campaign arm of the Democratic Party picked up $6.3 million in April and has $25 million saved in the bank to defend its majority in November's midterm elections.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Monday released a summary of last month's fundraising and noted that it again had outraised its Republican rival. The Democrats' committee is debt-free.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee last week said it raised $6 million in April and has almost $19.3 million saved in the bank. The NRSC also has no debt.
Combined, the two Senate campaign committees have now raised almost $140 million this election cycle.