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Before Going Overseas, Baucus Gave Away Some of His Campaign Funds

Days before becoming the new U.S. Ambassador to China, a U.S. Senator gave away almost half a million dollars from his political fund.  

Former Sen. Max Baucus , D-Mont., contributed $475,000 on January 31st to the Montana Democratic Party, which reported it today to the Federal Election Commission. The funds came from the former Senator's campaign account, Friends of Max Baucus. The campaign account reported having $3,200,508 cash on hand at the end of 2013.  

Baucus - Leaving His Millions Behind?

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A U.S. Senator, who will be leaving soon to take up duties in China as the U.S. Ambassador, currently has over $3.2 million in his campaign and leadership PAC funds.  

Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., was confirmed yesterday as the new U.S. Ambassador to China. The year-end campaign finance report  filed at the end of January by the Friends of Max Baucus showed his campaign committee had $3,200,508 cash on hand, and debts of $1,000. The committee received no contributions in the fourth quarter of 2013. From 1980 to the present, Baucus has raised $32.7 million, and spent $29.5 million on his campaigns. View his career  finances.  

Ron Paul's Million Could Help Rand Paul in 2016 Presidential Race

A former presidential candidate is sitting on almost a million dollars that could help his son in a 2016 presidential race.  

The Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee  of former Rep. Ron Paul , R-Texas, reported  it has $972,450 cash on hand as of December 31st.  During the fourth quarter of 2013, the committee raised $10 and spent $33,464, including $24,220 paid to Arent Fox LLP and LeClair Ryan for legal consulting.