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Barrow has $1M ready for 2014 re-election fight
Incumbent Democrat expecting battle from at least 2 GOP candidates
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This July 23, 2013 file photo shows Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., speaking at the Christians United for Israel Washington Summit in Washington. With the election a year away, Barrow already has $1 million stashed away to defend his east Georgia House seat. The latest fundraising numbers show Barrow, the last white Democratic congressman from the Deep South, had more than $10 in the bank for every dollar his closest Republican rival had to spend.
SAVANNAH — With the midterm elections a year away, U.S. Rep. John Barrow has $1 million stashed away to defend his seat during a 2014 campaign in which the east Georgia Democrat is expected to be a top target of Republicans. The latest campaign finance reports show Barrow of Augusta with a huge fundraising advantage over two Republicans running for a shot at denying the Democrat a sixth term. The numbers show that Barrow has more than $10 to spend for every $1 in the bank account of his nearly would-be GOP rival.
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