Kamala Harris Debate Performance Gets Biden Campaign Financial Boost of $12 Million
A day after the vice presidential debate between Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence, the Biden campaign reported raising $12 million, a further financial boost to the campaign, Politico reports.
Biden had brought in $10 million in the three hours following the first presidential debate against Donald Trump, which broke a fundraising record.
Harris has already become a monetary draw for the campaign. In the 48 hours after she was selected by Biden to be his running mate, it raised $48 million. Biden supporters have been giving small donations online, which have added up to a large war chest. The Federal Election Commission reports updated through the end of August, Biden’s backers have given more than $486 million in contributions to his effort.