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Health Care Decision Didn't Drive Big Romney Money

$50,000 a plate fundraising events, not the Supreme Court's health care verdict, inspired donors to contribute to Romney Victory.

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Though the Supreme Court’s ruling on health care inspired thousands of small donors to give to Romney's principal campaign committee, Romney for President, the Republican joint fundraising committee saw a far smaller surge in big money surrounding the decision. Rather, Romney Victory Inc’s most successful days—May 21, June 1, June 4, and June 11—corresponded to his pricey fundraising events in Connecticut, Southern California, and Georgia.

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