Sources: Bachmann has money trouble ahead

Politico quotes a few anonymous sources, one of whom says the situation is "dire." They say the Republican hopeful is having trouble tapping major donors.

The political news site Politico is reporting Michele Bachmann may have money troubles ahead. The site quotes a few anonymous sources, one of whom calls the situation “dire.” Sources say she has struggled to tap major donors.

It’s not the first report like it. Insiders told the New York Times much the same thing a week ago. The paper writes that Bachmann has made a fortune from small donors but can’t get the big money in the Republican Party to take her seriously. A few high-profile mistakes in the spotlight haven’t helped.

Earlier this month her former campaign chief, Ed Rollins, told MSNBC that Bachmann doesn’t have the ability or the resources to make it past Iowa.

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