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Posted at 2:18 p.m. on April 15, 2013
House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor’s campaign committee reported raising $1,193,433 during the first quarter of 2013. The committee raised $540,172 from individuals, and $420,550 from PACs and other committees. The committee also received $219,926 as proceeds from two joint fundraising committees, the Cantor Victory Fund and Cantor Young Guns Victory Fund.
The committee started the quarter with $1,080,247, reported expenses of $739,737 and was left with $1,533,942 cash on hand as of 3/31. Expenses included $119,596 for catering and meals at top locations, including $34,014 at Bobby Van’s Grill (DC); $20,033 at The Jefferson Hotel (DC); $7,444 at Filk Catering (TX); $7,400 at BLT Steak (DC); $6,378 at The Hay-Adams (DC); $5,365 at Morton’s Steakhouse(DC); $5,095 at Ridgewells (MD); $4,996 at La Bella Italia (VA); $3,209 at Cava (DC); among others.
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