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Congress 2012

July 14, 2012

Tisei gains on Tierney in fundraising

Republican candidate wins fundraising race for third consecutive quarter

(Continued)

As of yesterday afternoon, neither candidate had officially filed documents with the Federal Election Commission. The deadline to do so is tomorrow.

Both campaigns have used some of the money raised for television ads to air this fall.

In late June, Tierney purchased $350,000 of air time during the lead up to the Nov. 6 election, and Tisei recently made reservations for five weeks of television advertising in October and November, according to information supplied by both campaigns.

Tierney finished June with about $700,000 in the bank and Tisei had $800,000, according to the campaigns.

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