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Rudy Giuliani
Karl Rove-related consulting firm Olsen & Shuvalov: $3,862,354
Moby Dick Airways: $288,448
Used Furniture Outlet: $13,558
Fatheadz eyewear: $1,400

Hillary Clinton
Strategist Mark Penn: $1,860,611
Donation refunds: $1,778,494
Merchandise vendor Financial Innovations: $611,000 (see “Merch to Victory”)

Joe Biden
Articulated Man web design: $8,443

Ron Paul
Peters Cut Rate Liquor: $259
DJ Dad/MC Mom, Cedar Rapids, Iowa: $100

Fred Thompson
Sentimental Journeys limousine company: $13,082

Alan Keyes
Donation refunds: $25,302 (54% of total expenditures)

Barack Obama
Former Kerry consultants GMMB: $3,518,225
Strategist David Axelrod: $704,630
Blue Turtle Yoga: $20

John Edwards
Torrenueva Hair Designs, Beverly Hills (listed under “Political Consultants”): $800
Office supplies from Iowa Prison Industries: $346
Torrenueva Hair Designs, Beverly Hills (listed under “Political Consultants”): $800

Mike Huckabee
Mattress King: $963
Christian Party Rental: $846

Mitt Romney
Photography: $114,528 (includes $4,358 for framing)
RV for his five sons: $61,436

Duncan Hunter
“Flag Expense”: $764

Source: Center for Responsive Politics; FEC

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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