Charlie Crist got swamped by rival Marco Rubio in the latest round of their fundraising battle for U.S. Senate, but Thursday’s reporting deadline revealed a major upside for Crist:
He has about twice as much cash on hand as Rubio — $8.2 million to $4.4 million.
The numbers take a bit of the shine off Rubio’s record-breaking $4.5 million haul for the past three months. In comparison, Crist raised $1.8 million, which exceeds the $1.1 million from the last period, before he left the Republican party.
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