Smart Politics: Bachmann raised little from PACs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Smart Politics dissected the newly released third-quarter campaign finance reports and found that Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., received the lowest level of special-interest political action committee money since the second quarter of 2006.

“U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann’s latest fundraising haul – the 14th consecutive quarter of at least a quarter of a million dollars – stands out for the Congresswoman both for the impressive amount of money raised from small donors as well as the relatively scarce amount of funds raised from PACs,” wrote Smart Politics author Eric Ostermeier.

Go here to read Ostermeier’s analysis.

Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by Howard Miller on 10/27/2009 - 01:36 pm.

    Interesting piece at SmartPolitics. So perhaps PAC’s, which want to gain influence to affect policy, may see Mrs. Bachmann as less and less the player through which their policy preferences prevail. In contrast, individuals from across the country who hear her giving voice to their own views, their concerns, they want her to shout it out on national media platforms, effective or not.

    She’s going to be very difficult to beat in the Mn 6th, whether Tarryl Clark or Maureen Reed emerges as the major opponent.

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