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Thursday, May 25, 2006

DFA steps up for Lamont

DFA members contributing over 40,000 to Ned's cause in a couple of days is pretty impressive and it seems that the Hartford Courant picked up on this.
The advocacy group Democracy for America e-mailed a fundraising solicitation to its 500,000 members at noon Tuesday. By late Wednesday afternoon, nearly 1,000 had responded, with an average contribution of $42.

Tom Hughes, the executive director of Democracy for America, said the response was the strongest the organization has seen this year.
Raising a large amount of money from individual donors goes to show how important this campaign means to people across the state and throughout the country.