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Obama raises $31.3 million in April; $37.3 million cash-on-hand. Releases numbers during Clinton speech. UPDATE. Clinton raises $22 million; McCain $18 million

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WASHINGTON--The Obama campaign on Tuesday night released April fund-raising numbers--while Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) was making her victory speech in Louisville, Ky. Clinton's numbers have not been released yet. Obama launches a heavy round of fund-raising in Florida this week. Obama raised $31.3 million in April for the primary, plus an additional $600,000 for the general election. Obama has $37.3 million cash on hand (plus an additional $9.2 million for the general election)

UPDATE ....Clinton Campaign Raises $22 Million in April
Fundraising pace represents campaign’s 2nd best month of the campaign ....

The Obama picture...From Obama spokesman Bill Burton:

New donors in April: 200,000
94% of contributions were under $200

93% of contributions were $100 or less

77% of contributions were $50 or less

52% of contributions were $25 or less

Number of donors to the Obama campaign overall at the end of April: 1.475 million

Number of contributions given: 2,929,000 million

Average donation: $91


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SORRY TO INFORM JOHN MCCAIN THAT HIS FUNDRAISING IDEAS ARE VERY
POOR, PLEASE WRITE PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA FOR THE CORRECT WAY TO
RAISE FUNDS!

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