Campaign Money Roundup

Bloomberg: “Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and an allied super-political action committee spent about $7 million a day during the final three weeks of his unsuccessful campaign to defeat President Barack Obama. Romney’s campaign committee reported to the Federal Election Commission today that it spent $100 million between Oct. 18 and Nov. 6, and the pro-Romney super-PAC Restore Our Future spent $44 million. That combined total of $144 million averaged $7.2 million on each of the 20 days from Oct. 18 to Nov. 6.”

Politico: “As the presidential election reached its climax, Obama’s campaign spending dwarfed that of Romney’s campaign, outspending its Republican counterpart by more than $71 million between Oct. 18 and Election Day, according to documents filed Thursday night with the Federal Election Commission.”

CNN: ” Nevada casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam contributed $33 million to two major Republican super PACs in the closing weeks of the 2012 campaign, according to campaign finance disclosure reports filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission.”

WaPo: Manic Spending Marked End of 2012 Campaigns, FEC Records Show.

Reuters: “Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign had $25.7 million left in the bank days after the November 6 election that ended months of relentless fundraising in the most expensive race in U.S. history, new campaign finance disclosures showed on Thursday.”

LA Times: ” Mitt Romney raised more than $85.9 million in the last two weeks of the presidential race, his campaign announced Thursday, detailing the GOP hopeful’s final money push in his ultimately unsuccessful bid against President Obama.”

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