DesJarlais Raises $154K in 4th Quarter; Has $436K Cash on Hand

News release from Scott DesJarlais campaign:
(Jasper, Tennessee) – Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) today announced that his recently filed FEC report will show in excess of $606K in total receipts for the 2012 election cycle and over $436K cash on hand.
The report is available online.
These fundraising totals are far more than former Democrat Congressman Lincoln Davis ever had at the end of a non-election year and are historically high for Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District.
The report will also show the DesJarlais campaign raised $154,127 for the fourth quarter – the campaign’s best fundraising quarter to date.
Said Representative DesJarlais. “I ran for Congress because I wanted the people of Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional district to have an independent, conservative voice in Washington. From the beginning, I promised my constituents that above all else, I would never lose sight of the fact that I work for them. I’m committed to continuing my efforts to bring common sense, conservative solutions to meet the challenges that our nation faces.”
On Friday, the DesJarlais campaign launched a district-wide radio ad buy highlighting Congressman DesJarlais’ conservative record, including votes to repeal Obamacare and his work to reduce spending and our national debt.
The radio ad is available at: www.scottdesjarlais.com/radio

UPDATE: Andy Sher has some details on the donations:
His FEC report shows donors including leadership political action committees affiliated with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia. Each contributed $5,000. Prosperity PAC, associated with House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., gave $5,000.
Kock Industries PAC, which is associated with the controversial Republican conservative industrialists David and Charles Koch, gave $2,500 to DesJarlais.
Jimmy Haslam III, the brother of Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, gave $3,500 while Jimmy Haslam’s wife, Susan, gave $2,000 to DesJarlais. Colleen Welch, Vanderbilt University’s director of nursing and wife of Republican developer and fundraiser Ted Welch, gave $850.

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