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Bachmann, Ellison leaders in individual contributions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eric Ostermeier at Smart Politics dissects the third-quarter campaign finance reports for Minnesota’s House delegation and finds that Reps. Michele Bachmann, a Republican, and Democrat Keith Ellison led the field in contributions from individuals.

Meanwhile, Ostermeier reports that Democrats Collin Peterson, Betty McCollum and Jim Oberstar, as well as Republican John Kline, were more reliant on money from special-interest political action committees.

Ostermeier delves further into who is giving to Bachmann’s campaign; go here to get details.

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