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Campaign Debt Outlives
Presidential Race

ABC News, by Chris Good

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/20/2012 4:31:27 AM

The race might be over, but it hasn´t all been paid for. Presidential campaigns still owe millions of dollars to consultants, former staffers, phone companies, software vendors, database management firms, direct-mail firms, sign printers, event-productions companies, and banks; in other words, nearly every kind of entity with which a campaign does business. (Snip)Half of the failed GOP presidential primary candidates have clean balance sheets. Jon Huntsman, Tim Pawlenty, Ron Paul, Rick Perry have zero debt, according to their FEC disclosures. For the other half, some of the debts are complicated.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 11/20/2012 6:48:32 AM     (No. 9024854)

I suspect a serious investigation of fundraising and campaign finance would turn up embarrassing oopsies on both sides of the aisle. I have always wondered how a candidate could just ´keep´ that money instead of paying his bills.

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