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Monday, November 05, 2007

  Ron Paul doubles his money in 20 hours

To ease up on the increasingly overloaded ron paul graphs server... the stats for the Ron Paul fundraising today are now:

last updated: 11/05/07 08:16 PM EST
total raised today: $3,154,548
total at start of day: $3,115,107

A commenter on this blog has raised doubt about the validity of claiming that Romney's single day fundraising record was 3.1 million dollars, claiming it to be 6.5m.

I tried to explore the facts behind this early fundraiser of Romney's earlier today, but ran into a PR brick wall while googling for it, and no followup I could dig through. Definitely, from the tone of the news stories I read, I had good reason to discount the claims of 6.5m.

So, I find the Ron Paul campaign's claim of 3.1m dollars donated, and the remainder pledged, in that Romney fundraiser credible but not reliable. If anyone out there has a complete breakdown on the Jan 8th, 2007 fundraiser of Romney's, I'd love to see it and will correct my statements and blog accordingly.

But unless I hear otherwise on that, or my searches pay off... the Ron Paul campaign has obliterated Romney's record for dollars collected in a single day - with 3 1/2 hours left to go.

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Comments:
The amazing thing that I still find hard to believe, is all of the people out there that keep saying that Ron Paul doesn't matter. Most are afraid that their cushy hand outs will disappear when he gets elected. They fight over fire department funding and road building etc. etc.

If they shut their mouth and listened , they might hear that these things are State affairs, not Federal. These people still think that getting rid of the Dept. of Education means getting rid of public schools. How can they be so naive?

The donations speak for themselves.
$4,000,000.00 by the end.
 
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