The Campaign Spot

How To (Maybe) Win a Nomination on $1.5 Million a Day

Obama’s budget management: In February — admittedly, a great month for him — his campaign spent $1.5 million a day.

“In a testament to the financial heft behind the Democrats, Obama and Clinton together spent more in a month than McCain has for the length of the year-long campaign.”
In other McCain financial news, “his campaign this week paid back a $4 million loan that had become the focus of a stalemate between McCain and the FEC. In his FEC documents, McCain reported raising $11 million in February. He ended it with $8 million in the bank, but that was before he paid off his loan.”


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