Democratic National Committee
The month’s haul raises Obama’s total combined fundraising for this election cycle to about $250 million. In the last three months of 2011, he averaged about $23 million a month.
President Barack Obama raked in more than $68 million combined for his re-election campaign and the Democratic Party during the final three months of 2011, gearing up for a formidable challenge against his Republican opponent later this year. The large fundraising quarter helped Obama's campaign and the Democratic National Committee surpass $220 million in 2011, bankrolling the president's re-election campaign as Republicans settle on a nominee. Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney raised $56 million for the primary through Dec. 31, his campaign announced Wednesday, far outpacing his GOP opponents.
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign and the Democratic Party have set a combined fundraising goal of $60 million for the final three months of 2011, an amount that would help them surpass $200 million for 2011. Obama's campaign and the Democratic National Committee have collected $156 million through the end of September and would easily push past $200 million if the goal is met. The campaign and DNC raised about $70 million from July through late September.
Republicans collected more money than Democrats in party fundraising in November, as the two parties race to build strong war chests heading into next year's elections.
The RNC has $14.1 million in the bank through the end of the month, compared with $10.5 million for Democrats.
Kim Cubine shares political fundraising takeaways for the 2012 presidential election cycle offered at the panel discussion “The Great Debate: Channel Wars — Red vs. Blue, Old vs. New.”
All it took for the Democratic National Committee to pull off the highest-grossing major-donor phone campaign in its history was two weeks, helping it earn the 2011 Telefundraising Campaign of the Year award.
President Barack Obama collected $86 million combined for his re-election campaign and the Democratic party during the past three months for 2012.
Obama campaign manager Jim Messina said in a video posted early Wednesday that it raised more than $47 million and the Democratic National Committee brought in more than $38 million through the end of June, building a foundation for advertising and get-out-the-vote efforts in next year's election. Obama's team had set a public goal of $60 million combined.
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