Republicans are behind the Democrats in fundraising

by Ken Feltman

With the Supreme Court striking down key parts of McCain-Feingold campaign finance legislation, GOP officials hope to benefit from corporate election spending. But business is always more cautious than organized labor. It may take the cautious business community too long to digest the new rules to be a major factor in November.

Corporate officials that Radnor has spoken with seem to want to learn more about what the law permits and what others are planning before they decide whether to jump in. So the GOP may first need to educate corporate America about the opportunities before corporate dollars begin to get behind Republican candidates in a big way.

In short, the GOP could be disappointed that the expected flow of dollars may take more time to reach GOP campaigns than expected.

About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Feltman founded the U.S. and European Conflict Indexes in 1988. The indexes have predicted the winner of every U.S. presidential election beginning in 1988, plus the outcome of several European elections. In May of 2010, the Conflict Index was used by university students in Egypt. The Index predicted the fall of the Mubarak government within the next year.
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One Response to Republicans are behind the Democrats in fundraising

  1. Terry says:

    Not for long after people understand Obama’s so liberal.

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