Donald Trump's Campaign Is Low On Cash, But It Might Not Matter05:07
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks to veterans at Drake University on January 28, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks to veterans at Drake University on January 28, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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By any conventional measure, Donald Trump’s campaign looks low on cash. It ended May with just $1.3 million on hand, after raising $3.1 million that month. Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, raised $27 million in May and ended the month with $42 million in cash.

But, Trump's visibility has saved him money on media he'd otherwise have to buy. NPR political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben joins Here & Now host Peter O’Dowd to discuss what these numbers mean for the presidential candidates.

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Danielle Kurtzleben, NPR political reporter. She tweets @titonka

This segment aired on June 21, 2016.

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