Politics & Policy

Perry Raises $17 Million


Rick Perry raised $17 million last quarter, his campaign announced today. The campaign has $15 million cash on hand as of September 30. Donations came from 22,000 people, and 51 percent of donors came from outside of Texas. 

To put that number into context, in the previous quarter, Mitt Romney (who has not yet released his third quarter numbers) raised $18.25 million, Ron Paul and Tim Pawlenty $4.5 million, Michele Bachmann $4.2 million, Jon Huntsman $4.1 million, Herman Cain $2.48 million, Newt Gingrich $2 million, and Rick Santorum $582,348. 

Katrina TrinkoKatrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...


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