The campaign has raised a total of $100,000 since the Times stories ran, a campaign source confirmed to CBS News.
The donations, first reported by Politico, were raised after the newspaper of record conducted a deep dive into the seventeen traffic citations incurred by Rubio and his wife since 1997.
Following the article's publication, the campaign criticized the Times in a fundraising email for "attacking" the presidential hopeful. The Florida senator, who was responsible for four of the seventeen traffic citations, also asked for donations to "spread the real message of our campaign."
In one email, headlined "Not rich enough," the Rubio campaign also took the opportunity to lambast other candidates vying for the White House for their financial treasure chests.
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