NATIONAL POLITICS

Hillary Clinton raised $112 million in 2015, including $37 million in last 3 months

Associated Press

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign said Friday that it raised $37 million in the last three months and more than $112 million in all of 2015 to support her bid for the Democratic nomination.

Clinton's team also said she raised $18 million for the Democratic National Committee and state Democratic parties nationwide in the fourth quarter, putting her total haul for the last three months at $55 million. The fundraising for the DNC and state parties is aimed at helping Clinton in the general election should she win her party's nomination.

Clinton's fourth-quarter amount exceeded the $28 million she raised in the three months that ended Sept. 30. Heading into the January sprint toward the leadoff Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1, Clinton's campaign said it has nearly $38 million in cash on hand.

"Thanks to the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have joined together and powered this historic campaign, we are now heading into Iowa and New Hampshire with the resources we need to be successful," campaign manager Robby Mook said in a statement. Clinton's campaign had set a goal of $100 million for the primary in 2015.

Clinton's chief rival, Bernie Sanders, did not immediately report his fundraising totals for the quarter that ended Dec. 31. But the Vermont senator has collected more than 2 million individual contributions and raised money online at a vigorous pace, taking in about $40 million through the end of September and ending that period with about $27 million in the bank.

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