Thursday, July 8, 2010

Norton has best fundraising quarter to date – Buck claims bigger bank

Jane Norton’s Senate campaign announced raising more than $900,000 during the last three months, marking the former Colorado lieutenant governor’s best fundraising quarter to date.

That leaves Norton with just over $600,000 on hand to spend with a little more than a month before her primary faceoff with Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck, who has thrived on the indirect support of outside groups like Americans for Job Security and Sen. Jim DeMint’s Senate Conservatives Fund.

“We know we're in a tough race with a smart opponent who's seen unlimited, undisclosed money pouring in from Washington, ” said Josh Penry, Norton’s campaign manager, in a statement released first to POLITICO. “But these numbers send a clear message about the Norton campaign: We've got broad support, and we're ready for the fight.”    - More -

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