Pelosi, Hoyer plead for House Dems to pony up cash to counter GOP fundraising juggernaut

Article originally appeared on www.foxnews.com.

Top Democrats are pushing their members to donate more money to the party’s official campaign arm to fight the significant fundraising advantage held by GOP-aligned groups ahead of Election Day.

The National Republican Congressional Committee, the chief campaign arm of the House GOP, started October with $92.3 million on hand compared to only $59.2 million for Democrats.

That edge, combined with a recent Fox News poll showing Republicans have overtaken Democrats on the generic congressional ballot among likely voters, has Democrats scrambling to come up with more money.

This week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer urged members to pay their dues to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC).

HOUSE GOP CRUSHES DEMOCRATS IN DONATIONS AHEAD OF MIDTERMS, RAKING IN $73M

Hoyer, D-Md., sent a letter to House Democrats Thursday urging members in safe Democratic districts to pony up or risk losing the House.

“Having traveled …

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