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Mon Apr 11, 2016, 05:28 PM


Hillary is Hillarys biggest funder

Are Hillary’s big speaking fees being used to help fund her campaign?

While Clinton’s campaign committee has raised a total of $159.9 million so far, the candidate’s own contributions make her by far the biggest source of funds, exceeding the amounts she has raised from partners and employees of major law firms like Paul Weiss ($232,684) and DLA Piper $225,363), as well as the executives and employees of major companies like Google ($224,817) and Morgan Stanley ($222,177), according to figures compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics.

That could prove awkward for a candidate who has portrayed herself as a campaign reformer and touted the importance of small donors in financing her candidacy. And the timing of some of Clinton’s speeches — especially when matched up against the payments to her campaign — raise questions about whether her lucrative speech fees effectively amount to a “pass through” of money from special interest groups to help bankroll her candidacy, according to Jacobs and other ethics advocates.


Looks like she isn't appealing to her supporters enough to get funded by them. The Super Pacs also aren't coming through for her.
Maybe she should have tried to appeal to the 99%? They're working out great for Bernie.

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