McCain Raised $47M in Aug.
With $10M since bringing Palin on board, GOP looking amply financed
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 1, 2008 8:37 PM CDT
Pins supporting Republican presidential candidate John McCain are seen on the credential of a delegate at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., today.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – John McCain’s presidential campaign raised $47 million in August, its biggest monthly take yet, the AP reports. The campaign has apparently received $10 million in donations since McCain announced Friday that Sarah Palin would be his running mate. Officials say the total Republican general-election chest will be at least $224 million by next week, when McCain receives $85 million in public funds.