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The 27 Politicians Who Raised the Most Money — And Still Lost

Posted on November 24, 2015 by Palmer Gibbs

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As InsideGov, and just about every other politics news site, has pointed out, running for office is an expensive endeavor. There are TV ads to buy, a campaign staff to feed and lots of candidate-branded T-shirts and hats to make.

Provided all of that translates into a win come Election Day, it’d be easy not to dwell on all the work in favor of another round of celebratory champagne. But what about when a candidate raises loads of cash yet can’t convert all of that effort and money into a win at the polls?

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