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The DNC, citing the media and public uproar over Daschle’s comments, asked donors for any size donation to show their support for the Democratic Party and its leadership.
Apparently there’s not much interest. Early estimates indicate that the DNC will raise less than $50,000 from the mass mailing.p>The Republican National Committee, on the other hand, hasn’t done much with the Daschle comments in its own low-key fundraising appeals. Probably because it doesn’t have to. “Within a day of Daschle opening his mouth, we’d raised $500,000 from donors outraged by his and his colleagues’ behavior,” says an RNC staffer. br> /p>