REPORT: DNC/Obama $21M In Debt; RNC/Republicans – No Debt or Obligations; Who’s running Country again?

The Democratic National Committee is carrying $21 million in debt — a contrast to its Republican counterpart, which enters the 2014 election cycle with no obligations, according to disclosure reports filed last night with the Federal Election Commission.

President Obama’s campaign was also in the red, with $5.8 million in debt and $3.3 million cash on hand.

“The RNC now enters 2013 without any debt, allowing us to move forward on a solid financial footing,” Chairman Reince Priebus said in a statement. “With the continued support of our donors and sound financial stewardship, we will move swiftly to renew our party and grow our ranks so that we can win more elections — in 2013, 2014 and beyond.”

Republicans clearly have a financial edge at the moment, but Democrats have a key advantage going forward: the office of the presidency and Obama himself, one of the greatest political fundraisers of all time, who was able to raise more than $1 billion for his reelection, largely by convincing millions of people to donate in small amounts especially unknown overseas factions.

Wayne Dupree

Wayne Dupree is owner and founder of He was named to the 2017 Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans. He served in the USAF between 1987-1995. He saw time in Operation Desert Storm/Shield and is the father of three. He is the host of the Wayne Dupree Show.

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