As an earlier comment suggested, Ron Paul is raking in the cash again. The GOP Congressman announced that he raised $6 million on Sunday for his presidential campaign. Paul’s “money bomb” came from internet contributors. The date of the fundraiser coincides with the 234th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. The Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post have stories.
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