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PoliticsJoe Biden says he's raised close to $20 million

17:41  18 june  2019
17:41  18 june  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said at a fund-raiser in New York on Monday night that he had already amassed 360,000 donors with an average contribution of — a disclosure that appeared to reveal he has raised .8 million for his presidential bid.

Joseph Robinette Biden , Jr. is born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the son of Catherine Eugenia Later that year, he launches his first-ever campaign for the New Castle County Council, which he won He will continue to do so throughout his time in the Senate. For five years, Joe raises Beau and Hunter

Joe Biden says he's raised close to $20 million© Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop in Clinton Community College on June 12, 2019 in Clinton, Iowa. The stop was part of a two-day visit to the state. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Joe Biden revealed Monday that his campaign may have raised nearly $20 million since the former vice president entered the 2020 race - a figure that would surpass the amount raised by any of the Democratic presidential candidates in the first fundraising quarter.

Biden told attendees at a New York City fundraiser Monday evening that 360,000 donors have given to his campaign with an average contribution of $55, which would total $19.8 million.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden said at a Manhattan fundraiser on Monday that his campaign has raised nearly $ 20 million — mostly from small donors. Earlier on Monday, Biden , speaking at the Poor People’ s Campaign Candidate Forum in Washington, DC, said he expected he would win broad

Joe Biden ’ s campaign raised .3m in the first 24 hours, according to his campaign – more than either Bernie Sanders or Beto O’Rourke. The campaign says 96,926 people donated money on the first day – which averages out at . “The energy behind Joe Biden is truly electric

Biden told his supporters they have "allowed me to be able to compete in a way that I've never been able to before. We've raised a great deal of money."

The Biden campaign declined to comment further on his fundraising numbers. The campaign had previously revealed the former vice president raised $6.3 million in his first 24 hours as a presidential candidate.

If accurate, Biden's fundraising haul since he entered the race in April would put him ahead of the amounts raised by his Democratic opponents during the first fundraising quarter. Bernie Sanders led the field with $18.2 million in the first 41 days of his campaign. He was followed by Kamala Harris at $12 million, Beto O'Rourke at $9.4 million and Pete Buttigieg at $7.1 million.

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Joe Biden ' s campaign said it raised .3 million in the first 24 hours of his presidential campaign Candidates must raise money from 65,000 donors in at least 20 states or meet polling thresholds to Biden made it clear during a conference call with supporters this week that he would be judged on his

Former Vice President Joe Biden is inching closer to a run for the White House. Part of Biden 's challenge is that unlike Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke or Kamala Harris, he ' s never had a Sanders raised about .9 on day one. Early polling shows Biden is at the top of an already crowded field of

With the second fundraising quarter wrapping up at the end of June, Biden has devoted a substantial amount of time to fundraising since he entered the race. As of Monday night, he has held 17 fundraisers across the country with three more slated in New York on Tuesday and a West Coast swing planned at the end of the month.

Buttigieg is also expected to announce a successful second-quarter fundraising haul. A host of top Buttigieg donors who have been in regular contact with the campaign tell CNN that they expect the mayor to raise more than $15 million in the second quarter.

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