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Tue Apr 24, 2012, 09:11 PM

7. Obama Had 10 Times More Money Than Romney for Campaign (APRIL)

 

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-20/romney-had-best-fundraising-month-in-march-with-13-million-1-.html

...Obama reported a bank balance of $104.1 million after raising $35.1 million in March. That included $7.5 million transferred from a joint fundraising account with the Democratic National Committee. Romney finished March with $10.1 million to spend after raising $13.1 million during the month, his best in the campaign.

Through March 31, Obama raised $196.6 million for his re- election, more than twice as much as the cumulative $88.7 million collected by Romney’s campaign.

Obama, as he did in his 2008 campaign, relied heavily on small-dollar donors. Last month, 52 percent of the money going directly to his campaign committee came in amounts of $200 or less. Romney collected 13 percent of his money in those amounts.

The president also increased his large-dollar fundraising. He identified 117 people who brought in at least $500,000 for his re-election, up from 61 at the end of 2011...

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