Politics

Biden campaign raised its biggest hourly sum as first debate ends

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participates in the first presidential debate against U.S. President Donald Trump at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Win McNamee | Getty Images

U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign broke its single-hour fundraising record as the Democrat's debate with President Donald Trump wrapped up on Tuesday, pulling in $3.8 million, a campaign official said.

Biden's deputy campaign manager, Kate Bedingfield, announced the online fundraising haul on a phone call with reporters.