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Buttigieg, Warren, And Sanders Out Raise Biden During Third Quarter

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Mary Margaret Olohan Social Issues Reporter

Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Democratic Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg out-raised former Vice President Joe Biden during the third quarter.

Sanders raised $25.3 million during the third quarter, which lasts from July to September, Buttigieg raised 19.1 million, and Biden raised $15 million, Politico reports. (RELATED: Biden Invests In Super Tuesday States As Warren Creeps Ahead In Polls)

Warren raised $24.6 million, she announced Friday, and said she has $25.7 million cash on hand, according to Politico. Her campaign was the only one to announce how much cash it had on hand, the publication reports.

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JULY 07: Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks on stage at 2019 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on July 07, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for ESSENCE)

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JULY 07: Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks on stage at 2019 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on July 07, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for ESSENCE)

Biden announced his campaign donations Thursday at fundraiser in California’s Silicon Valley, emphasizing that the donations came “in the middle of summer” even though wealthy donors normally are on vacation during this time, Politico reports. News of his funds come as the media buzzes with talk of Hunter Biden’s dealings in Ukraine, and whether Biden himself was involved.

Though Biden’s campaign donations fall behind other contenders, the Biden campaign says that 56 percent of their donors in the third quarter were new donors. (RELATED: 42% Of Americans Think The Bidens Should Be Investigated For Conduct In Ukraine, Poll Shows)

“The question any campaign faces at this point is whether or not you have the resources to compete in early states and sustain your efforts beyond,” Biden campaign manager Greg Schultz told Politico. “Our campaign unequivocally does and builds on our strength each week.”

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