“Obama outraises his Republican opponents in February”

USA Today: “President Obama raised more campaign money last month than any of the Republicans vying to replace him, but leading Republican outside groups are outstripping Democratic-aligned super PACs in fundraising, new figures show. Obama collected $21.3 million in his campaign account in February, not counting millions more he has raised for the Democratic National Committee. No Republican candidate came close. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, who has led GOPcandidates in fundraising, collected nearly $12 million last month, but spent even more and ended the month with $7.3 million available in the bank as he headed into a round of expensive primaries…. Restore Our Future collected $6.4 million in February alone, according to a report filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission. A super PAC aiding former House speaker Newt Gingrich raised $5.7 million, with $5 million coming from casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam. By contrast, the super PAC created to help President Obama, Priorities USA Action, announced that it took in $2 million last month — half of which came from a single donor, television host Bill Maher.’


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