David Bossie, Charlie SpiesDavid Bossie
(Original source Politico)
“When super PACs backing 2016 presidential candidates announced their hauls this summer, it was hardly surprising that the 67 biggest donors who gave $1 million or more together accounted for more than three times as much money as the 508,000 smallest donors combined. Even some candidates with poll numbers then down in the single digits—Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Rick Perry—were getting more than three-quarters of their outside funding from donations of $1 million or more. Welcome to the campaign new normal, where a handful of wealthy donors can be the ticket to the debate stage, or a retired neurosurgeon could outspend sitting and former governors and senators.
There are any number of reasons for this cycle’s unwieldy and dynamic GOP field of 17 candidates and the primary circus they are only just embarking on, but David Bossie and Charlie Spies are certainly one.”
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