Paul Finishes 2011 Strong With $13 Million Haul

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul raised $13.3 million for his presidential bid in the fourth quarter of 2011, an amount larger than the previous three quarter's contributions combined, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday night. 

According to electronic filings posted just minutes before the filing deadline, Paul spent $15 million in the months leading up to the Iowa caucuses — where he placed a close third behind former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — and the New Hampshire primary, where he finished second behind Romney. Paul began ...

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