Thursday, May 17, 2007

Political Capital

Republican Presidential hopeful had audiences putting money where his mouth is. He earned $16.1 million over the last 16 months -- mostly in speaking fees.

The numbers are from come from financial reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. Candidates are giving insight into their income. Some other candidates and income:
  • Rudy Giuliani: $16.1 million income, $13-$45 million in assets
  • Fmr Sen John Edwards (D-NC): $1.25 million income, $29.5 million in assets
  • Sen Barack Obama (D-IL): $457,000-$1.14 million in assets, $572,490 in income from book sales alone
Sen Hillary Clinton (D-NY), Fmr Gov Mitt Romney (R-MA), Sen John McCain (R-AZ) and Former Gov Tommy Thompson (R-WI) have recieved 45-day extensions. Former Gov Jim Gilmore (R-VA) asked for a 30-day grace period. (WVEC)

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