Stat of the Day: Florida political committees have ALREADY spent $8,067,231

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A mind-boggling stat courtesy of James Call of the Florida Current:

Political spending by committees continues to dwarf spending by candidates, according to campaign finance reports released Friday. Since July 6, candidates have spent $2,463,182.15 while committees governed by less strict disclosure laws have spent $8,067,231.93.

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