How Bernie Sanders Almost Matched Hillary Clinton in Fundraising

How Bernie Sanders Almost Matched Hillary Clinton in FundraisingHillary Clinton outspent Bernie Sanders by a 2-1 margin last quarter, hosted almost 10 times as many fundraisers, and spent millions on television ads when Sanders spent none. And yet, according to the two campaigns Sanders almost matched Clinton’s fundraising numbers for the third quarter. In the first 24 hours of his campaign, Sanders was able to raise an astonishing $1.5 million from over 35,000 donors, according to his campaign, more than any other candidate who released first day numbers, including Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio.

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