Pa.’s Toomey heads into 2016 with $10M for Senate re-election bid

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s campaign said it’s heading into 2016 with nearly $10 million in the bank as the Republican seeks a second term representing Pennsylvania.

A Toomey campaign spokesman said Monday he had no other information about the candidate’s fundraising and spending activity during the last three months of 2015. The deadline to report is the end of January.

Toomey’s $9.6 million on hand means he padded his account by about $1 million in the three-month period, and he has nearly $7 million more than he had at this point six years ago when he ran successfully for the seat.

His three potential Democratic Party challengers had less than $4 million combined when they last reported fundraising totals in October. Toomey’s campaign reported spending about $17 million for his successful 2010 race.

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