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Burr campaign reports $1.6 Million raised this quarter

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THIS INFORMATION FROM A NEWS RELEASE SENT TO THE WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 NEWSROOM

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -– The Richard Burr Committee announced today that the campaign has raised more than $1.6 million for the third fundraising quarter of 2010, bringing total cash-on-hand to $2.9 million.

Mark Braden, Campaign Manager for The Richard Burr Committee, released the following statement regarding Senator Burr’s 3rd Quarter fundraising figures:

“Richard Burr has been a strong voice for North Carolina families and small business owners and we’re grateful for their overwhelming financial support. Thanks to their contributions, our campaign has the resources necessary to ensure Richard Burr’s clear message of working to create jobs and stop Washington’s job-killing policies will reach every corner of the Tar Heel State.”

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WTF??? and our State in 3Billion in the hole???

Why in the world should politicians be able to spend so much money on campaigns when our State is in a 3Billion budget shortfall? They should be raising money for our State so that we don't have employees and teachers getting laid off. You want to help employment Senator Burr and Ms. Marshall...well how about donating that Overwhelming support to the State you are running for and helping people keep their jobs. That would send a much stronger message that your silly commercials.

why does it involve to have

why does it involve to have the most money to win or even to run since we are all citizens of the usa and why do it cost money to run?? this is stupid since if a person runs all they gotta do is use their voice on what they beleive in to our citizens while u run instead of having money involved so use ur voice to voice out is free no charge to run!!!!! what happens if u lost then where do ur money go huh do u keep it or give it back to who sponsored or gave it to you??/ If i run id just go out speak to the people, do things from being a true candidate rather than earning any money to be a real politician instead of competing to win by money is no real politician!!!!