Last month, President Obama’s former Chief of Staff, Bill Daley, raised $800,000 in the first two and a half weeks since announcing his candidacy for Illinois Governor.
Crain’s Chicago Business reports that according to campaign spokesman Pete Giangreco, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Vice President Al Gore are among the “couple of hundred” early donors to get on board Daley’s campaign.
Of the estimated $800,000 raised so far, Giangreco says $100,000 came from Daley himself. In an interview with WLS Chicago, Daley told Bill Cameron that his brother, former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, has given the maximum-allowed $5,300 contribution. ...More HERE