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Democrats Claim Big Fundraising Day After Boehner Lawsuit

The DCCC claims it had its best fundraising day of the year when House Speaker John Boehner announced he would introduce legislation authorizing a lawsuit

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee claims it had its best online fundraising day of the year Wednesday, when House Speaker John Boehner announced he would introduce legislation authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama's executive actions.

The DCCC tells NBC News that on Wednesday it raised about $584,000 from more than 27,000 online donations, including nearly 8,000 first-time donors. And it adds that another 5,000 have given the organization money today, bringing the total to 32,000-plus donations.