FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul has released a campaign finance report showing the Republican took in $2.7 million for the three months ending Sept. 30, about $1 million more than his Democratic opponent Jack Conway.
Tea party favorite Paul has now topped $6 million in campaign contributions. He entered the campaign's final weeks with more than $1.4 million on hand.
A spokesman says Conway raised more than $1.7 million during the same July-September period and had about $1 million on hand.
Paul and Conway are running in a closely watched race for the seat of 78-year-old Sen. Jim Bunning, a former Major League Baseball pitcher who opted not to run for a third term.
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