ActBlue, an online clearinghouse for Democratic donors, reported that they raised $10 million from small donors on Friday, their highest daily total ever since the site was founded.
The clues for Carol were in the catfish. Or rather, in the shortage of catfish at a Democratic fundraiser in Texas.
Carol Donovan is the Democratic chairperson for Dallas County, Texas, and she knew 2018 could be a good year for Democrats when they ran out of catfish at their annual fish fry fundraiser.
With less than two months until the midterm elections Democrats find themselves in the surprising position of having a real chance of winning a majority in the U.S. Senate.
Because Senate Democrats have to defend so many seats this year in states won by Trump in 2016, Republicans have long thought they would increase their majority this year, but that doesn’t look likely now.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) said that House Democrats have so many good candidates that they are capable of unleashing a blue tsunami on Donald Trump in November.