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Clinton Super PAC Gains Traction, Still Dwarfed By Bush

A super PAC supporting Hillary Clinton has had some big donors in recent months, but its fundraising is still far behind one supporting Jeb Bush.

By Ben Lawson | August 1, 2015

It's probably not too surprising that the super PAC supporting Hillary Clinton has had some big donors, and a filing from the Federal Election Commission Friday showed just how big. 

The super PAC, Priorities USA Action, has brought in about $15.6 million in the first half of 2015. In the last month of June alone, the campaign received eight separate $1 million checks.

Media mogul Haim Saban and his wife, Cheryl, donated $2 million to the super PAC. (Video via Brookings Institution)

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It also received $1 million checks from director Steven Spielberg, George Soros and Jeffrey Katzenberg.

It appears Clinton's PAC has only spent about $1.5 million of that so far. 

Clinton's campaign still faces some concern that her fundraising mechanisms are lagging behind her Republican competitors. 

Clinton's other super PACs have done some re-organizing in recent months, which has alleviated some of that concern. (Video via Hilary for America)

But she still has a lot of catching up to do. A super PAC supporting Jeb Bush has pulled in a whopping $103 million already this year. (Video via Jeb 2016)

This video includes images from Getty Images.

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