Comment: It's not true at all

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It's not true at all

Federal campaign finance rules are incredibly strict and no candidate walks away with any money at all. They may gain by meeting new business contacts or gaining popularity, but there is no financial gain and not one penny can get lost or be unaccounted for. The left over money can be used for ongoing expenses and (at least a few years ago) donated to the party.
That said, I'm sure Romney did indeed get richer by losing.