Skip to comments.Obama close to raising $1 billion after near-record September tally
Posted on 10/06/2012 10:35:41 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
President Obamas reelection campaign, which only two months ago fretted that it was losing the money race to Republican challenger Mitt Romney, said Saturday that it was on the cusp of raising $1 billion for the 2012 election after posting its strongest fundraising month of the year.
The Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee raised $181 million last month, easily eclipsing the $114 million that they had raised together in August. The number falls just shy of the all-time monthly record of $193 million, however, which was set by Obama in September 2008.
Campaign manager Jim Messina wrote in an e-mail to supporters that Obamas fundraising efforts in 2012 mark a historic record for grass-roots politics. The campaign says it has collected more than 10 million individual donations so far this year.
The September haul caps a turnaround in Obamas financial status since May. He fell behind his Republican opponent in monthly fundraising through July, but he edged out Romney in August, $114 million to $112 million.
Obama has raised nearly half his money through small donations with aggressive solicitation programs targeting e-mail, social media and cellphone texting services. Last months fundraising also included the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., and a notable bump in the polls for the president in subsequent weeks.
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All screening restrictions on credit card donations have been removed by Obama.
Therefore, anyone, from anywhere in the world can ‘donate’ and the illegal donations from outside the USA borders are not caught.
He did the same thing in 2008.
2 brothers from GAZA were bragging about how much $$$ they bundled for Obama.
Rich republicans huh? So, just who is rich and who is not?
I looked it up and sure enough, in 2008, Obama spent $740.6m on his campaign compared to McCain's $227.7m. That's just crazy! But it got worse. Between Sept. 1 and Election Day, McCain was outspend by Obama by a 4-1 margin. This was due mainly to fact that McCain took matching funds and thus was not allowed to raise money during the general election period.
I knew McCain was outspent but did not realize it was by that much!
Someone better fess up as to whose credit cards are being tapped here. I have a strange feeling many of the names on these accounts are names we couldn't even pronounce let alone their country of origin. THIS SOURCE OF THESE DONATIONS MUST BE INVESTIGATED; THEY ARE FOREIGN SOURCES; ARABS AND SOROS' WORLDWIDE NWO NETWORK.
You give away a trillion in Stimu-slush funds and get a bit back, easy
I’d like to see a list of how many 1% - 5%ers have given to Obama legally, and then how many communists likes Soros have illegally funded money through front organizations and cash donations.
Harvey Weinstein is a multimillionaire. So is Bill Maher, Michael (the marxist) Moore, Ben Afleck, Mr. Kaiser of Solyndra fraud, George Lucas, etc.
The same for the head of GM, who has been the beneficiary of hundreds of millions to billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money from Obama, and has given a helluva lot of it back in campaign donations to Obama and the Democrats.
Plus he out-sourced several hundred new jobs to Red China within the last year or so. I’m sure the Democrats are going to condemn him as a “Romney-like tax-evader”.
telecom billionaire Irwin Jacobs
Chicago media mogul Fred Eychaner
billionaire heir Jon Stryker
billionaire media entrepreneur Haim Saban
The Hyatt hotel billionaire
Scion of the billionaire Henry Crown investments family
Hedge fund billionaire
San Francisco hedge funder
Cynthia Ryan, a principal at the investment firm Schooner Capital
Sandor Straus, a prominent investment manager
billionaire insurance magnate Peter Lewis
Big Taco baron Rob McKay
Obamas largest billionaire donor, investor Leo Blavatnik
Ellipse early and ellipse often - Little Dick Daley, Chicago
Only 2% is traceable? In your face continues. Throw these bums out and put them in prison.
I just saw this posted on Twitter:
“Could be. Rumors are swirling about this and it could be coming next week, with the Washington Examiner reporting more likely, Monday. If Newsweek/Daily Beast break it, it will be shocking, because they have been heavily supportive of Obama. Well see.”
Well, he has been campaigning for the last 4 years.
wonder how many CCs the UAW has...etc...
“2 brothers from GAZA were bragging about how much $$$ they bundled for Obama.”
And that would be (at least to me and I have a pretty good sense of politics) great material for a political ad.
Pictures of war-torn destitute countries flash across the screen - burning buildings, crowds torching the American flag, etc. - the announcer saying “Barak Obama has taken a lot of money (insert amount here) from non-US citizens - especially in countries that hate the United States. Since when should any foreign national have a say in in our Presidential race?”