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Bachmann got cash from 70,000 donors

WASHINGTON — During the fundraising quarter, Michele Bachmann’s campaign received 71 maximum legal donations of $2,500, according to a MinnPost analysis, including money that came from big-name Republican donors like Stanley and Karen Hubbard.

Want to have a look at donors for yourself? We’ve posted searchable data that includes detailed donor information. You can see Bachmann’s Minnesota donors for the 3rd quarter and her top donors from around the country. We’ve also included Pawlenty’s Minnesota donors for the 3rd quarter and his top donors nationwide. Search the data for names, employers or cities.

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Louie Gohmert: Gohmert is a fourth-term U.S. Congressman from Texas, and one of Bachmann’s biggest allies in Congress. He was an early backer of Bachmann’s failed bid to become the Republican House Conference Chairwoman and appeared with her during a high-profile press conference during the debt ceiling debate over the summer. At the time, he joked that the next president could be “even someone in this room.” Bachmann is the only candidate to receive a donation from Gohmert.