Final Fundraising Figure: Obama's $750M

He was not quite the first $1 billion president -- but he was three quarters of the way there. In 21-plus months, Barack Obama raised roughly $750 million from donors, surpassing all of his White House opponents this year and also eclipsing the total amount of money raised by all of the presidential candidates combined in 2004. Post-election campaign finance reports, filed by the candidates with the Federal Election Commission Thursday, reinforced the striking contrast between the amount of...Full Story
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