Pelosi Puts Her Money on a Dozen Candidates
Posted at 4:13 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2013
The leader of the Democrats in the House of Representatives has placed her own campaign money on 10 new candidates seeking election in 2014.
The campaign committee of House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has given $2,000 campaign contributions to each of 10 new faces for the next Congress. She also contributed to two members for their re-election.
The Nancy Pelosi for Congress committee reported it had receipts of $260,462 and disbursements of $263,918 during the third quarter, leaving $418,603 cash on hand as of Sept. 30. The committee gave $181,000 to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and $24,000 to federal candidates.
The committee gave $2,000 each to the campaigns of Gwen Graham in Florida-02; Staci Appel in Iowa-03; Jerry Cannon in Michigan-01; Pam Byrnes in Michigan-07; Erin Bilbray in Nevada-03; Roxanne Lara in New Mexico-02; Dominic Recchia in New York-11; Martha Robertson in New York-23; Kevin Strouse in Pennsylvania-08; and Suzanne Patrick in Virginia-02.
The committee also gave $2,000 each to Rep. Bill Foster in Illinois-11 and Stephen Horsford in Nevada-04.