Mitt Romney and President Obama are good for the Republican National Committee, which today reported its best-ever July fundraising take.
According to the committee, the RNC raised $37.7 million. What's more, it reported its best January-July fundraising in a decade.
What's more, Republican sources tell Secrets that Romney's choice of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate is resulting in a new surge of donations, many from first-time donors.
The RNC report just received:
RNC Announces Record July Fundraising
WASHINGTON - The Republican National Committee raised $37.7 million in the month of July--the best July in the history of the committee. The RNC currently has $88.7 million cash on hand.
"Once again, the RNC has set a monthly fundraising record, illustrating the tremendous enthusiasm for a new direction in this country," said RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. "Both small and major donors have contributed to our fundraising success as they continue to express their support for Gov. Romney and our party. This money allows us to get our message out to voters across this country on the ground and on the air. This momentum will carry us to victory in November, when we defeat President Obama and get America working again."
Background on RNC Fundraising
2012 Jan-July $158 million
2008 Jan-July $130 million
2004 Jan-July $134 million