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April 16, 2014

Rep. Paul Ryan’s Campaign Budget — $1.5 Million Cash, No Debts

Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) reported his campaign committee had $1.5 million in cash on hand as of 3/31 and no debts. Ryan for Congress reported $606,616 in receipts, including $392,072 from individuals, $77,350 for PACs and other committees and $120,060 from Ryan-Prosperity Action Fund, a joint fundraising committee. Donors of interest included Condoleezza Rice (professor, Stanford University) $2,600; Bob Perry (president, Perry Homes) $5,200; Doylene Perry (homemaker) $5,200; Charles Schwab (chairman, Charles Schwab Corp.) $2,600; Marc Andreessen (venture capitalist, Andreessen Horowitz Cap Part.) $2,600; Laura Andreessen (author, Great Giving LLC) $2,600; Steve Madden (management, Apex Heritage Group) $5,100; Jeffrey Jordan (investor, Andreessen Horowitz) $2,600; Margit Wennmachers (partner, Andreessen Horowitz) $5,200; among others.

The committee spent $109,876 on direct-mail fundraising; $24,100 to Davis & Kuelthau for legal fees; $15,213 to Holtzman Vogel & Josefiak for legal fees; and transferred $150,000 to the National Republican Congressional Committee. See 2011-2012 Ryan financial profile.

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

  • MSouthers

    Though these numbers may sound impressive to some, those of us that have lived in Paul Ryan’s district realize he’s losing ground. Compared to the past, he’s not raising the money he used to. He’s having to reach far outside of his district. In the last November election, the ward he lives in voted against him, the city he lives in voted against him, and his home county voted against him. This is even more reason he has to take money for people outside his district.

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