Failed Delaware Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell reeled in an impressive $7.3 million in her insurgent campaign that brought her past establishment favorite Rep. Mike Castle, only to fall to Democrat Chris Coons in November.
According to a report from Roll Call, however, the Tea Party favorite saved lots of money to fend off lawsuits. The paper reports that O’Donnell was preparing for “the same type of campaign-related suits that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) often complained of.”
O’Donnell certainly managed to run an effective campaign in terms of fundraising, a recent report by the Associated Press also found: