Palin's PAC reports donations increase during second quarter

Associated PressJuly 14, 2012 

Sarah Palin's political action committee reported a robust increase in money raised during the second quarter of 2012 compared with the first quarter.

According to a filing Friday with the Federal Election Commission, Palin's SarahPAC raised more than $750,000 from April through June and spent more than $579,000.

By contrast, the first-quarter contribution level of about $386,400 was among the lowest reported by the PAC in a quarterly filing. In that quarter, the PAC spent about $418,400.

In the second quarter, $15,000 was given to candidates. No money was given to candidates in the first three months of the year.

Most of the money spent in the second quarter went to operating expenses.

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