Rep. Cao's Campaign Contributions Are Low
As a rule, I don't give money to political campaigns. I make no exceptions. But for those of you who do contribute to political campaigns (especially those interested in contributing to solidly pro-life candidates), Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao could use your help:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The lone Republican lawmaker to support Democratic health care legislation has seen his fundraising drop by nearly 40 percent since his vote, and he is quickly burning through a dwindling bank account after resorting to a costly national fundraising operation.Here's Rep. Cao in action on the floor of the House of Representatives:
Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao, the unlikely congressman from New Orleans, is facing the perils of bipartisanship unlike any other lawmaker in Washington - trying to please a heavily Democratic constituency while relying on core conservatives for money to fuel his campaign.
Although Republican leaders have continued supporting Cao with money from their campaign committees despite his health care position, the conservative donors he's courting around the country may not be so forgiving...
(Hat tip: Opinionated Catholic)
Previous Pro Ecclesia posts on this subject:
Rep. Joseph Cao: Abortion, Individual Rights, and Personal Responsibility
Rep. Joseph Cao Likely to Oppose Health Care on Final Vote
Congressman Cao: Courage, Conscience, and Catholicism
Newsworthy Dads: Another Catholic in the House
I Didn't Know That ...
Young Faithful Catholics Jump into Political Ring
Jesuits Produce a Great Political Candidate