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President Barack Obama spent more on his re-election effort last month than he raised, ending May with $109.7 million cash on hand, according to U.S. Federal Election Commission reports filed today. The $39.1 million his campaign took in was outpaced by $44.6 million it paid for television advertisements, employees, offices and other expenses, the reports show. The spending rate is a reversal from the past three months, when the campaign was taking in millions more than it was spending. In a sign the campaign is intensifying, the $44.6 million that Obama’s re-election campaign spent in May is more than the $42.9 million he spent in the previous three months combined. via Obama Spends More Than He Raises as Aides See Romney Advantage - Bloomberg.
Mitt Romney raised $10.25 million today "after bringing together his network of wealthy donors to dial for dollars in a city with no shortage of them. It's a hefty one-day total that Romney's team hopes will show his strength in the emerging GOP field," the AP reports. via Romney Raises More Than $10 Million in a Day.
Well there are a few 'Badges of Honor' as a conservative, one of them is getting placed on Hustler Magazine Smut Peddler Larry Flynt's hit list.. Oh there I go again, 'hit list' I meant targeted.. no no no ! Well you know, Larry endorses your opponent.. heck that doesn't even seem right. Flynt is raising money to get South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson (R-02) out of office. It looks like South Carolina Democrat Rob Miller wants publisher Larry Flynt's unofficial endorsement for Congress just as much as most congressional offices want their complimentary copy of Hustler. Flynt talked up Miller's campaign when naming Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., as Hustler's " of the Month" in February. Miller is running against Wilson, who became a household name after his "You lie" outburst [...]