It's the election season of record-breaking
fundraising, and the eye-popping numbers are bipartisan. On Friday the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reported it raised $15.5 million in September, its largest one-month total ever.
The haul was more than double what the DSCC took in during August, The Hill
"Democrats are increasingly unified and motivated in the final stretch of the midterm elections," DSCC Executive Director J.B. Poersch (pictured) said in a statement. "As Republicans nominate extremists who want to return to the failed Bush economic policies of the past, Democrats are ready to fight."
The record-breaking month brings the national party group's fundraising total for the 2010 election cycle to just over $100 million, according to The New York Times
Poersch said the money is being spent to make sure candidates have "the resources they need to wage competitive races and ultimately keep Democrats in the Senate majority."
The National Republican Senatorial Committee hasn't released its September numbers yet.
In August, the DSCC out-raised the NRSC by more than $1 million, pulling in $7.4 million to the GOP's $6 million, The Hill reported.