Despite running on a message that they would “shake up” Washington, House GOP freshmen are raking in money from PACs, with more than 50 of the 87 members taking in at least $50,000 in PAC money during the first quarter of 2011. Eighteen took in more than $100,000, led by Rep. Steve Stivers’ (R-OH) $241,000.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Cash Flow: New GOP House Just Like the Old GOP House
Remember the 2010 Republican pledge to represent real, grassroots citizens? No? Apparently, neither did the GOP freshman class, which is raking in the PAC money like the old GOP. Here's a summary from Think Progress: