Linda McMahon has vowed to spend up to $50 million of her own money in a quest to become the next U.S. Senator for Connecticut and she’s coming close.
With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, the Republican former CEO of the WWE has spent almost $40 million of her own cash, according to her most recent filing with the Federal Election Commission, released to the Hartford Courant.
She spent more than $18 million between July 22 and Sept. 30, the Courant reports.
Her opponent, Richard Blumenthal has loaned his campaign $500,000 and has spent $4.4 million on the race.
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Published at 7:21 AM EDT on Oct 20, 2010 | Updated at 3:35 PM EDT on Oct 21, 2010