Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., had more than $4.9 million in his Senate campaign account at the close of 2006, he reported this week.
“Having $4.9 million in my Senate account, I’m confident that the presidential campaign will have the resources to start this campaign well,” Dodd said in a statement released by his campaign Wednesday night. “We will be competitive financially.” (AP)
He’s nowhere near Hillary territory, of course, but it’s a decent amount of money. It’ll pay for lots of trips to Iowa and “Dodd Sqadd” caps and t-shirts. Plus a few dozen of these:
“Dodd reports $4.9 million in campaign funds.” Associated Press 1 February, 2007.