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10/14/2015 08:23 am ET Updated Oct 14, 2015

Bernie Sanders Touts Big Fundraising Haul After Dem Debate

Bern, baby, Bern!

Whether or not you think Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won Tuesday night's Democratic debate, it's clear his campaign's bank account did.

Sanders raised over $1.4 million dollars from the start of the debate until about 3 a.m. eastern, his campaign said. According to his campaign, they received at least 44,000 individual donations, with the average contribution being $31.54.

 

It wasn't for lack of trying, though. During the debate, Bernie 2016 emailed supporters touting a joke he made about being sick of Hillary Clinton's "damn emails."

"He got the biggest applause of the night," the email bragged.

Watch the quip in the video above.

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