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  Wesley Clark Will Accept Public Financing
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News DateFriday, November 14, 2003 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
Description"Wesley Clark, the latest entrant into the Democratic presidential race, has decided to give his campaign a cash infusion by accepting public financing for the primaries.

The decision announced Thursday means Clark will be limited to $45 million in overall primary spending and face state-by-state spending caps. He will be eligible for up to about $19 million in government funding, money that would have been hard to make up given his late fund-raising start.

"It's a pragmatic decision at this point," Clark said Friday morning in Concord, N.H., where he officially filed for the Jan. 27 primary. "Maybe if lightning strikes, I'd have to reconsider." "
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