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Hovde Spent $4M Out of Pocket for His Campaign

Baldwin leading Democratic candidates in campaign fundraising with $2.2 million raised.

With campaign finance information being released, here's an update on the race to be the next U.S. senator from Wisconsin.

GOP candidate Eric Hovde — while he isn't leading the pack in fundraising — has spent nearly $4 million of his own money on the campaign, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Tuesday.

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Among all five candidates, the Journal Sentinel also reported Democratic hopeful Tammy Baldwin is leading the pack in fundraising, with $2.2 million raised in the second quarter.

These reports come after some TV ad , along with some Washington D.C.-based political action committees .

Keith Schmitz July 18, 2012 at 08:32 PM
The difference is that Hovde is in this to enrich himself and his buddies. And please, be a moron and come back to claim that is what is Herb did.
Steve ® July 18, 2012 at 08:37 PM
What an amazing comeback. Did you think of that all by yourself? You must be using the big boy bed now congrats!
Greg July 18, 2012 at 09:02 PM
Strange, the left is also employing their usual game plan of peddling lies, fanning fear, appealing to bigotry and suppressing the vote. Just ask Mike Tate.
Terry July 19, 2012 at 10:10 AM
Don't forget promoting class warfare as well Greg... That whole divide and conquer thing.
Pat Roberts July 25, 2012 at 12:20 AM
I know if he has 4-million to spend on a campaign, he can't have any idea what it is like being me and there is no way he can posibly know how to represent me.

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