NAFCU Builds CampaignWarchest

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BOSTON - (07/27/04) -- NAFCU said it raised more than$40,000 for its political action committee during the group'sannual convention in Vancouver last week, one of their bestfundraisers ever. The funds were raised during a golf tournament, acasino night, and a silent auction. The largesse gives NAFCU's PACalmost $200,000 of cash available heading into the final months ofthe congressional campaigns. "We're going to get involved in someraces down the road. This will give us a little something extra tomake sure our friends are taken care of," Brad Thaler, NAFCUlobbyist told The Credit Union Journal. NAFCU hopes to make as muchas $400,000 in campaign contributions during the current elections,its most ever.

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