The only question remaining - wil the lucky reporter be able to put their own sandwich on expenses?
Total receipts were $9,501,795, with expenses of $9,447,467 and $381,098 benefiting candidates.
At Facebook, this quarter, we learned that costs and expenses are rising much more rapidly than revenues.
late 14c., from Anglo-French expense, Old French espense "money provided for expenses," from Late Latin expensa "disbursement, outlay, expense," noun use of neuter plural past participle of Latin expendere "to weigh out money, to pay down" (see expend).
Latin spensa also yielded Medieval Latin spe(n)sa, whose sense specialized to "outlay for provisions," then "provisions, food," which was borrowed into Old High German as spisa and is the root of German Speise "food," now mostly meaning prepared food, and speisen "to eat."
1909, from expense (n.). Related: Expensed; expensing.