Sen. Ted Cruz Got a $320,000 Book Advance. His Campaign Spent Almost Half of That on Books

A spokesperson for Cruz’s campaign would not comment on what books were purchased during this time, Forbes reports. “Cruz’s campaign also bought $5,000 worth of Facebook ads to promote One Vote Away, according to Salon. The Campaign Legal Center, a government watchdog, later filed complaints with the FEC and Senate Ethics Committee.” It’s not unusual for a senator to write a book. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) earned $382,000, Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) received $278,000 and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) hauled in $202,000, Forbes notes.

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