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Roberts winning fundraising race

By The Herald Staff | 4/16/2014

WASHINGTON — When it comes to fundraising, incumbency has its perks.

Veteran U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., leads his GOP primary election opponent, Milton Wolf, in campaign fundraising, according to the Associated Press.

WASHINGTON — When it comes to fundraising, incumbency has its perks.

Veteran U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., leads his GOP primary election opponent, Milton Wolf, in campaign fundraising, according to the Associated Press.

Reports filed with the Federal Elections Commission indicated Roberts raised more than $534,000 from Jan. 1 through March 31, aided by close to $260,000 from political action committees, the AP reported.

As for Wolf, a Kansas City radiologist, his campaign reported it raised more than $318,000 during the same period, and that all but $5,050 was contributed by individual donors. Roberts raised $274,000 from individual donors, according to the report.

The incumbent senator has raised nearly $4 million overall for his campaign, while Wolf has raised $587,000, including $30,000 in personal loans to his campaign.

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