NRSC getting rid of its finance director

Alex Pappas Political Reporter

The National Republican Senatorial Committee is replacing its finance director due to disappointing fundraising numbers, The Daily Caller confirmed on Wednesday.

Two sources told TheDC on Wednesday that the committee — which is dedicated to electing and re-electing Republican senators — has removed finance director Shelly Carson from the top fundraising position.

The Washington Examiner — which first broke the news – reported that Carson will continue to work as a consultant for the committee.

“Shelly is a valuable member of our team whose strength and skill is working directly with donors and will focus directly on fundraising efforts instead of day-to-day operations,” NRSC spokesperson Brad Dayspring told the Examiner.

The NRSC has raised about $20.3 million this year, in comparison to the $31 million raised by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

According to her biography, Carson is a former aide to former Sen. Jim DeMint’s 2004 Senate campaign and Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign.

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