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Debi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-07-08 12:40 PM
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25. her donors maxed out and she didn't have new ones - she's getting some new one's now
but only about 1/3 of Obama's and he still has his original donors to rely on as well.


And yes she did ask for money - I received email after email after email asking for money. I'm glad she's raised $5 million to date (and we don't know how much more she'll kick in herself) Of course that's $4 million less than Obama raised and he managed his money correctly so still has more that Clinton does.

As for the FEC report - none of us will see it until April 15th which is what Clinton was hoping for - that none of us would know about her self-funding until then. But somebody either spilled the beans or figured it out. (why wouldn't I believe the campaigns about how much they have and how much they've spent? Would they lie or cover it up?)
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  -$77 Million spent in one year! $11 Million in one month! Debi  Feb-07-08 11:52 AM   #0 
  - Is Obama's $83M spent last year and $15M this month somehow better?  rinsd   Feb-07-08 11:54 AM   #1 
  - At least the young man lived within his means  BeyondGeography   Feb-07-08 11:59 AM   #3 
  - And hired staff that didn't bleed the campaign dry n/t  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:03 PM   #7 
  - in the fourth quarter Obama took in $23 million and spent $40 million  onenote   Feb-07-08 01:34 PM   #43 
  - Did he have to 'loan' himself the money to do so?  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:01 PM   #4 
  - The candiate campaign spending = economic policy is a stupid argument.  rinsd   Feb-07-08 12:03 PM   #8 
     - Got it - wouldn't want the person in charge to know what was going on  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:08 PM   #11 
     - So Obama spending more than her for less votes shows what?  rinsd   Feb-07-08 12:18 PM   #17 
     - delete - double post  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:08 PM   #12 
  - Thanks--nice to have some prespective on this.  rodeodance   Feb-07-08 12:08 PM   #10 
     - Yes, Obama spent money he had - Clinton spent money she didn't n/t  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:10 PM   #15 
        - a little cash flow problem, Obama has a bigger problem with the cult articles coming out  rodeodance   Feb-07-08 12:34 PM   #20 
        - 'A little cash flow problem'  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:36 PM   #21 
           - ha ha.  rodeodance   Feb-07-08 12:42 PM   #28 
           - Tom Harkin, Debi, interesting  WesDem   Feb-07-08 05:52 PM   #64 
        - we'll see when the January report comes out  onenote   Feb-07-08 01:35 PM   #44 
           - Which won't be out until April - Clinton was pretty quiet on her $5 million loan  Debi   Feb-07-08 02:17 PM   #50 
              - actually, we are now in monthly reporting mode and the Jan report is due Feb 20.  onenote   Feb-07-08 03:40 PM   #56 
                 - Thank you for correcting me -  Debi   Feb-07-08 05:04 PM   #59 
  - (sigh) so what. It's politics, and until it's not financed by special interests, it doesn't matter  DainBramaged   Feb-07-08 11:59 AM   #2 
  - Anything hypocritical about a person who professes to be for campaign finance reform  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:02 PM   #5 
  - Obama takes no money from lobbyists.  TheWraith   Feb-07-08 12:03 PM   #6 
     - (sigh) lobbyists and special interests, two distincty different categories of scum  DainBramaged   Feb-07-08 12:06 PM   #9 
     - Actually Obama does take money from lobbyists.  rinsd   Feb-07-08 12:09 PM   #14 
     - STOP SAYING THAT  northzax   Feb-07-08 12:24 PM   #19 
     - Donation Bundlers for Obama Registered as Federal Lobbyists:  rodeodance   Feb-07-08 12:37 PM   #22 
     - Nobodys Hands Are Perfectly Clean in Politics  rodeodance   Feb-07-08 12:40 PM   #26 
  - wait, I don't get it  northzax   Feb-07-08 12:09 PM   #13 
  - Obama spent money he had AND was prepared to spend AFTER super Tuesday  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:12 PM   #16 
     - obviously she did have it  northzax   Feb-07-08 12:20 PM   #18 
     - her donors maxed out and she didn't have new ones - she's getting some new one's now  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:40 PM   #25 
        - makes you wonder why it was leaked, don't it?  northzax   Feb-07-08 12:44 PM   #30 
           - You go with that!  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:46 PM   #32 
              - perhaps  northzax   Feb-07-08 12:51 PM   #37 
                 - Or -  Debi   Feb-07-08 01:18 PM   #39 
                    - who knows?  northzax   Feb-07-08 01:27 PM   #41 
                       - Why would I question Obama's expenditures? He hasn't had to lend his campaign money.  Debi   Feb-07-08 01:37 PM   #46 
     - Obama seems to have concentrated on his ground game.  lamprey   Feb-07-08 12:40 PM   #24 
        - His campaign is just managed better than Clinton's  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:42 PM   #29 
  - Travel expenses are a big portion. All the travel consumes a great deal of cash.  berni_mccoy   Feb-07-08 12:37 PM   #23 
  - And yet Obama was able to travel w/out writing his campaign a $5 million check n/t  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:46 PM   #33 
     - yes, you have made this point  northzax   Feb-07-08 01:30 PM   #42 
        - I never said that the person with the most money is the better person  Debi   Feb-07-08 01:35 PM   #45 
           - really? go read your posts on this thread  northzax   Feb-07-08 01:39 PM   #47 
              - And yet I didn't caucus for the man or donate a dime to his campaign  Debi   Feb-07-08 02:11 PM   #48 
  - Meh, I've had worse months.  billyskank   Feb-07-08 12:42 PM   #27 
  - Times when there was no bread in the house? n/t  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:47 PM   #34 
     - What use is 11m bucks when you're out of bread and the store is closed?  billyskank   Feb-07-08 12:50 PM   #36 
        - Exactly!  Debi   Feb-07-08 01:19 PM   #40 
  - Bad management  sniffa   Feb-07-08 12:45 PM   #31 
  - And NOBODY got fired for it!  Debi   Feb-07-08 12:48 PM   #35 
  - really, I can' think of a better way to put money to use in this country  GreenPartyVoter   Feb-07-08 12:53 PM   #38 
  - this is why we need publicly financed campaigns  formernaderite   Feb-07-08 02:15 PM   #49 
  - And the media fuels it, too.  Marie26   Feb-07-08 05:09 PM   #62 
  - She's running a rather Romney-esque campaign  no name no slogan   Feb-07-08 02:20 PM   #51 
  - But she said it was a wise investment  Debi   Feb-07-08 02:36 PM   #52 
  - Well, if I could turn $1000 into $100,000 on cattle futures  no name no slogan   Feb-07-08 02:56 PM   #53 
     - *snark*  Debi   Feb-07-08 02:57 PM   #54 
        - Aisle seat, please. Lactose-free meal, if possible.  no name no slogan   Feb-07-08 03:01 PM   #55 
  - as of the end of 2007 she had spent less than Obama and had more delegates  onenote   Feb-07-08 03:42 PM   #57 
     - At the end of 2007, NOBODY had any delegates  no name no slogan   Feb-07-08 03:47 PM   #58 
        - Well - technically there were some supedelegates floating around  Debi   Feb-07-08 05:06 PM   #60 
           - Yeah, but superdelegates suck  no name no slogan   Feb-07-08 05:49 PM   #63 
  - It's sort of obscene, isn't it?  Marie26   Feb-07-08 05:08 PM   #61 
 

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