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How Much Money Colorado’s Senate Candidates Are Raking In

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Norton, JaneJane Norton, the former Colorado lieutenant governor who is now running for the U.S. Senate, has cast herself as a Washington outsider. But as the left-leaning Huffington Post recently noted, she has nonetheless been cozy with D.C. insiders—particularly those who are helping her fill her campaign coffers. In fact, since officially entering the race in early September, Norton has raised $510,000. That’s more money in that amount of time than fellow Republican Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck, as well as both Democrats in the race: sitting U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and former state House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, reports The Denver Post. Between September 10 and 30, when the race became competitive, Bennet raised $364,000 to Romanoff’s $181,000 among individual donors giving $200 or more. Joelle Martinez, a spokeswoman for Romanoff, explains that Romanoff didn’t start raising money in earnest until the last 10 days of the month. Buck pulled in $159,000 for the period.

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