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February 8, 2016

Bachmann for Congress Pays $100K in Legal Fees

The House campaign committee of Rep. Michele Bachmann reported this afternoon it paid $100,000 to Patton Boggs LLP on June 25 for legal services. This is in addition to the $55,000 paid to Patton Boggs LLP in the second quarter by the Bachmann for President Committee.

Bachmann for Congress Committee reported it had receipts of $833,131 and disbursements of $889,577 in the second quarter, leaving $1,800,459 cash on hand. The committee raised $614,074 from donors contributing $200 or less. The committee itemized $200,773 from contributors giving in excess of $200. PACs and other committees gave $7,500.

The committee spent $197,263 on direct mail; $142,177 on media advertising; $100,000 on legal services; $71,614 on telemarketing. The committee transferred $140,000 to the Bachmann for President committee.

View earlier posting today on $55,000 for legal fees paid by her presidential committee.

Update 7/19: Bachmann’s PAC, Many Individual Conservatives Helping Elect Leaders Everywhere (MichelePAC), reported paying $22,375 for legal fees in June.

To search detailed money-in-politics databases, visit Political MoneyLine.

  • A.F. Meincke

    I’m very glad that Rep. Bachmann doesn’t live in my state. Our state has has two buffoons equal to Representative Bachmann. Congressman Steve Pearce (R) 2nd Dist. N.M. and Governor Susanna Martinez (R), N.M. a qualified ditz.

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