02/23/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

FEC Raises Political Contributions Limit

The Federal Election Commission announced Friday increased contribution limits for the 2009-2010 federal campaign cycle.

Donors may now contribute $2,400 to a federal candidate during the primaries and an additional $2,400 during the general election. In the 2007-2008 cycle which just ended, the contribution limit for the primaries and general election was $2,300 each.

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