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House freshmen: GOP insiders fuel Scott Tipton’s campaign

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Aspen ski runThere’s a gold nugget in the middle of GOP freshman Rep. Scott Tipton’s Colorado congressional district, which sprawls across the western, largely rural, part of the state, and its name is Aspen. 

Tipton, who two years ago upset three-term Blue Dog Democrat John Salazar -- brother of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar -- is getting direct help from GOP donors in the wealthy mountain town, as he is facing a notable challenge from Democrat Sal Pace, a state legislator, in a district that drew substantial sums of outside spending last time around. It is considered far more competitive than the race ...

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Profile: Allen West

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Party: Republican
State and District: Florida, 22
Born:   Feb. 7, 1961 Atlanta, Ga. 
Campaign cash raised: $16,492,982
Money from businesses that lobby: $195,717
Money from leadership PACs: $144,845
Money from in-state / out-of-state: $3,281,864 / $2,596,317
At-risk in November? Yes
Outside group spending: $6,404 in support / $97,725 in opposition
Net worth in 2010: -$102,992 to $454,998

 

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Profile: Ann Marie Buerkle

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Party: Republican
State and District: New York, 24
Born: May 8, 1951 Auburn, N.Y.
Campaign cash raised: $1,966,755
Money from businesses that lobby: $240,481
Money from leadership PACs: $151,500
Money from in-state / out-of-state: $511,447 / $246,787
At-risk in November? Yes
Outside group spending: $374 in support / $6,694 in opposition 
Net worth in 2010: $601,004 to $5,099,998
Net worth in 2011: Not yet reported

 

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Profile: Joseph Heck

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Party: Republican
State and District: Nevada, 3
Born: Oct. 30, 1961 Jamaica, N.Y.
Campaign cash raised: $3,359,424
Money from businesses that lobby: $607,791
Money from leadership PACs: $180,900
Money from in-state / out-of-state: $1,288,841/ $300,320
At-risk in November? Yes
Outside group spending: $57,819 in opposition
Net worth in 2010: $278,010 to $844,999
Net worth in 2011: -$421,990 to $329,997

 

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Profile: Francisco Canseco

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Party: Republican
State and District: Texas, 23
Born: July 30, 1949 Laredo, Texas
Campaign cash raised: $3,667,020
Money from businesses that lobby: $512,284
Money from leadership PACs: $165,500
Money from in-state / out-of-state: $1,467,733 / $53,521
At-risk in November? Yes
Outside group spending: $19 in support / $37,859 in opposition
Net worth in 2010: $49,037 to $1,519,998
Net worth in 2011: -$202,965 to $1,244,997

 

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Profile: David Cicilline

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Party: Democrat
State and District: Rhode Island, 1
Born: July 15, 1961 Providence, R.I.
Campaign cash raised: $3,625,274
Money from businesses that lobby: $374,537
Money from leadership PACs: $76,400
Money from in-state / out-of-state: $1,406,733 / $911,584 
At-risk in November? Yes
Outside group spending: $10 in support
Net worth in 2010: $502,004 to $1,429,999
Net worth in 2011: $2,004 to $1,179,998

 

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Profile: Bobby Schilling

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Party: Republican
State and District: Illinois, 17
Born: Jan 24, 1964 Rock Island, Ill.
Campaign cash raised: $2,594,324
Money from businesses that lobby: $391,579
Money from leadership PACs: $163,900
Money from in-state / out-of-state: $1,028,903 / $139,904
At-risk in November? Yes
Outside group spending: $325 in support / $10,137 in opposition 
Net worth in 2010: $487,008 to $1,489,998
Net worth in 2011: -$127,995 to $344,996

 

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Profile: Chip Cravaack

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Party: Republican
State and District: Minnesota, 8
Born: Dec. 29, 1959 Charleston, W.V.
Campaign cash raised: $2,058,598
Money from businesses that lobby: $235,375
Money from leadership PACs: $100,400
Money from in-state / out-of-state: $628,438 / $127,595 
At-risk in November? Yes
Outside group spending: $248,046 in opposition
Net worth in 2010: $843,018 to $1,945,000
Net worth in 2011: Not yet reported

 

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Profile: Chris Gibson

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Party: Republican
State and District: New York, 19
Born: May 13, 1964 Rockville Centre, N.Y.
Campaign cash raised: $3,193,882
Money from businesses that lobby: $442,991
Money from leadership PACs: $175,500
Money from in-state / out-of-state: $1,331,847 / $207,127
At-risk in November? Yes
Outside group spending: $1,250 in support / $1,044 against
Net worth in 2010: $100,001 to $250,000
Net worth in 2011: $100,001 to $250,000

 

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