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AP: Presidential Fundraising At A Glance
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By The Associated Press
2 hours, 22 minutes ago

Highlights of the latest campaign finance reports that presidential candidates filed with the Federal Election Commission. The reports cover April through June.

CLINTON

Total receipts to date (includes contributions for primary and general elections, loans and transfers): $63.1 million

Total contributions to date: $53.1 million ($12.6 million for the general election)

Total spending to date: $17.3 million

Second quarter contributions: $27 million ($5.7 million for the general election)

Second quarter spending: $12.2 million

Second quarter transfers or loans: none

Cash on hand: $45.2 million

Debt: $3 million

Top donor states: New York, $6.8 million; California, $3.8 million; New Jersey, $1.6 million; Florida, $1.5 million; Illinois, $1.4 million.

Top employers: Employees of DLA Piper contributed $190,170; Cablevision, $93,675; Kirkland & Ellis LLP, $104,300; Morgan Stanley, $47,850.

Of note: Clinton's comfortable cash-on-hand cushion of $45.2 million was helped by a $10 million transfer last quarter from her Senate campaign committee.

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MCCAIN

Total receipts to date (includes contributions for primary and general elections, loans and transfers): $25.3 million

Total contributions to date: $24.9 million ($1.3 million for the general election)

Total spending to date: $21.8 million

Second quarter contributions: $11.3 million ($1.2 million for the general)

Second quarter spending: $13 million

Second quarter transfers or loans: none

Cash on hand: $3.2 million

Debt: $1.8 million

Top donor states: California, $1.7 million; New York, $1.3 million; Arizona, $1.2 million; Florida, $979,276; Texas, $966,500.

Top employers: Employees of Blank Rome, LLP, contributed $122,300; The Bank of New York, $62,400; IDT Corp., $60,950; Citigroup, $47,700; Goldman Sachs, $30,800.

Of note: McCain's campaign has been criticized for spending too much money and not raising enough. The campaign for the second quarter spent nearly $2 million more than it raised. A breakdown shows $2 million went to payroll, $1.1 million to travel and $1.1 million to "finance consulting."

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