On a day when the newest Congressional hopeful is asking for $44 contributions in honor of her 44th birthday, the major party candidates for Congress continue to talk about their much larger war chests. A filing from Rep. Bill Owens shows the incumbent with over a half million dollars on hand. Republican Matt Doheny has also outlined six figure fundraising in the most recent quarter.
Issues and "love of country" are all well and good....but money is still the mother's milk of politics and this race will be free spending by both parties.
Watertown Daily Times Owens raises $214K, has $554K on hand