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With Fundraising Like That, He’s a Merchant of Toom



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Tick . . . tick . . . tick . . . For Pennsylvania’s incumbent senator, of Brett Favrian decisiveness in party loyalty, Toomsday creeps ever closer.

Conservative Republican Pat Toomey raised $2.3 million in the 1st quarter of 2010, marking his U.S. Senate campaign’s most successful fundraising quarter to date. That leaves the former congressman with over $4 million cash in hand.

“I have been the number one fundraiser among all senate challenger candidates in the country.” Toomey told Fox News.

Don’t brag too much, Pat. You do have the advantage of running against Arlen Specter.

(Having said that, I notice he advertises on NRO. Maybe every candidate ought to do that.)


Tags: Barack Obama , Horserace , Joe Biden , John Edwards , John McCain , Mitt Romney , Rudy Giuliani , Something Lighter , Tommy Thompson


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