The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $31 million in the first three months of the year, setting a record for the group's typically sluggish early cash chase.
"Our record-breaking fundraising is a clear reflection of the urgency that people have towards fighting back against a reckless Republican agenda, including ongoing efforts to rip apart the Affordable Care Act," said DCCC spokesman Tyler Law. "The massive amount of small-dollar, online donations — much of which came from first-time donors — provides another clear sign that the grassroots energy is behind House Democrats this cycle."
The haul was fueled by a surge in online contributions, including 121,000 new donors, according to the campaign arm of House Democrats.
It's the latest evidence that antipathy toward President Donald Trump is a boon for Democratic fundraising efforts.
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