THE PANTSUIT REPORT: Ted Cruz Super PACs CRUSHES Hillary’s PAC In Fundraising
Posted: May 21, 2015 Filed under: Mediasphere, Politics, White House | Tags: Barack Obama, Democratic Party (United States), Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Pacific Ocean, Political action committee, Priorities USA Action, Rachel Stoltzfoos, Rand Paul, Republican Party (United States), Ted Cruz, The Daily Caller, Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership
Rachel Stoltzfoos reports: Super PACs backing Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz have raised more than double the PAC backing presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
“Cruz’s haul is eye-popping, one that instantly raises the stakes in the Republican fundraising contest.”
Priorities USA Action has managed to secure just $5 million in “hard commitments,” and expects to raise just $15 million through the end of June, reported The Wall Street Journal.
The PAC is led by prominent Democrats including President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign manager, Jim Messina.
Super PACs backing Cruz raised more than twice that in a week. A Cruz associate told Bloomberg the group of PACs, formed in April, raised $31 million in their first week….(read more)
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