Proof that Paul is still actively campaigning comes from his campaign fundraising numbers. In March, Paul raised $2.6 million, bringing his total haul for the first quarter of 2012 to $10.4 million. Paul currently has $1.8 million cash in hand and (not surprising considering his fiscal policies) zero debt. These numbers exclude a one-day fundraising event that raised $1.4 million.
That isn’t to say that Paul hasn’t had a harder time raising money as the campaign has progressed. That $2.6 million is a decrease from his January and February efforts. He netted $4.5 million in January and $3.3 million in Februrary.
– Benjamin Nanamaker, InvestorPlace Money & Politics Editor
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