Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) appears to be having a little trouble deciding whether to pay his dues to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC).
Gutierrez is known at the DCCC for not
paying his dues, which help politically vulnerable Democrats retain
“I am going to
[pay my dues] this time,” he said, “because I saw a little more twinkle
and brightness in the Speaker’s eyes when she [was talking about
But according to an Aug. 24 DCCC dues
document obtained by The Hill, Gutierrez has yet to pay a dime of his
$250,000 dues — even though he has more than $500,000 cash on hand.
a Financial Services subcommittee chairman, is contemplating running
for mayor of Chicago.
The congressman’s office did not reply to a request for comment.