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Tue Apr 16, 2019, 02:14 PM


Winners and losers from first fundraising quarter

The last of the first-quarter campaign finance reports were made public Monday, providing the most complete picture of who's ahead and who's behind in the presidential money race among declared candidates.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) leads the pack on the Democratic side with a massive $18.2 million haul. But even that sum pales in comparison to the $30 million President Trump brought in from January through March.

And while itís still early in the election cycle ó the Iowa caucuses are almost 10 months away ó the fundraising numbers are an indication of each contender's strength and longevity in whatís expected to be an expensive race.

Here are some of the winners and losers from the first quarter of 2019.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D)

The South Bend, Ind., mayorís transformation from a relative unknown on the national stage to a political force to be reckoned with was solidified in his $7 million first-quarter haul.


Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)

Sanders topped the growing Democratic field, raking in more than $18 million in the roughly six weeks that followed his mid-February campaign launch.


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