Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Warren Knows How To Money Bomb Warren Knows How To Money Bomb

NEXT :
This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation

 

Warren Knows How To Money Bomb

+

Elizabeth Warren ($3.15 million) The consumer advocate and Harvard Law professor's enormous fundraising figure was the most impressive of the period, easily outpacing Sen. Scott Brown's, R-Mass. quarterly total of $1.55 million. Brown still has a lot of money in the bank ($10.5 million) but Warren's opening statement signals she'll be right there with him in 2012.(JOSH REYNOLDS/AP)

A lot of very qualified, potentially strong Senate candidates raised less than $1 million over the last three months. Massachusetts Senate contender Elizabeth Warren has raised that much in the last 24 hours.

Warren's campaign said it had broken the seven-figure mark on its first money bomb around 9 p.m. this evening. Just 20 minutes later, they're close to $1.1 million, according to a running tally on her website.

There aren't many candidates who can muster that kind of support in a money bomb. One of them, though, is Warren's opponent: Almost exactly two years ago, when Republicans started to think they had a real shot at winning the seat, Sen. Scott Brown raised more than $1 million a day, three days in a row.

Warren and Brown are jockeying back and forth on the best method of keeping outside groups out of their race. Here's a novel concept: Both candidates could just buy up all the television air time themselves. After all, based on their ludicrous fundraising pace, it looks like they'll be able to afford it.

DON'T MISS TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Chock full of usable information on today's issues."

Michael, Executive Director

Concise coverage of everything I wish I had hours to read about."

Chuck, Graduate Student

The day's action in one quick read."

Stacy , Director of Communications

Great way to keep up with Washington"

Ray, Professor of Economics

Sign up form for the newsletter
MORE NATIONAL JOURNAL