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February 13, 2016

Bachmann Has Strong Base of Donors for Her Next Cause

Although Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has announced she will not run for re-election, she still has funds available to maintain a base of national support for her ideas and positions. Her 2012 presidential campaign raised $10 million and half of that came from small unitemized contributions of $200 or less. Her fundraising in the first three months of 2013 was among the top five in receipts among House members.

Her campaign committee, Bachmann for Congress, raised $683,724 in the first three months of 2013 and had $1,893,664 cash on hand as of March 31, and debts of $127,997. View Bachmann’s 2013-2014 financial profile. Her Bachmann for President Committee reported $36,760 cash on hand as of March 31. There may be future expenses for legal fees relating to current investigations of her 2012 presidential race.

Bachmann’s leadership PAC, Many Individual Conservatives Helping Elect Leaders Everywhere (MichelePAC) had $73,917 cash on hand as of April 30. The PAC raised $211,859 in the first four months of 2013. The PAC raised $1.2 million on 2011-20112. View the PAC’s 2013-2014 financial profile.

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

  • bpai99

    Her next cause will be fighting to stay out of jail. Good riddance to someone who embodied the worst in American politics.

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