There’s No Place Like Home, Unless You’re Chris Dodd
Posted on Apr 16, 2009
Congressional fundraising numbers are in, and the Political Wire has teased out some interesting performances. Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut managed to raise just 0.7 percent of his funds from contributors in his own state—all five of them. Roland Burris, the man appointed by Rod Blagojevich to replace Barack Obama in the Senate, pulled in a whopping $845. He’s $111,032 in debt.
The top fundraiser overall was Rep. Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House, who raised a cool million in the first quarter.
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