Early Returns is catching up on some homework, which includes the latest 4th quarter fundraising numbers for US Senate and among the Western Pa candidates for Congress. The Senate numbers (above) aren't complete and contain some ex-candidates, but the key number is GOP Armstrong Co coal company owner Tom Smith out-raising Dem incumbent Bob Casey, by loaning his campaign almost $5 million. Still waiting on numbers from endorsed GOP candidate Steve Welch.
PA-3 incumbent Mike Kelly, R-Butler: Raised $201,541; spent $257,458; had $242,610 cash-on-hand.
PA-4/PA-12 Democrat Jason Altmire of McCandless: Raised $485,516; spent $292,164; $852,292 COH.
PA-12 Democrat Mark Critz of Johnstown: Raised $838,675; spent $382,070; $465,496 COH.
PA-4/PA-12 Republican challenger Keith Rothfus of Edgeworth: Raised $216,500; spent $83,819; $199,897 COH.
PA-14 Democratic incumbent Mike Doyle of Forest Hills: Raised $369,951; spent $199,187; $271,380 COH.
PA-18 Republican incument Tim Murphy of Upper St. Clair: Raised $938,812; spent $278,217; $1,044,684 COH.
PA-18 Republican challenger Evan Feinberg of Upper St. Clair: Raised $50,005; spent $9,956; $40,049 COH.