Romney's June Fundraising Clobbers Obama's by $35M
Obama, DNC raise $71M in June
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 9, 2012 10:37 AM CDT
President Barack Obama speaks at a fundraiser at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, in Miami Beach, Fla.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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(Newser) – President Obama and the Democratic National Committee raised a combined $71 million in June, the Obama campaign announced today, an amount that would sound pretty darn impressive—if Mitt Romney hadn't absolutely blown it out of the water. Romney and the RNC announced an eye-popping $106 million haul today, according to ABC News, confirming earlier reports that it had shattered GOP fundraising records. "We got beat. Handily," the Obama campaign said in an email to supporters, according to Politico, which predicts Obama will be financially outgunned all the way to November.

 

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