Both Campaigns Raised a Lot of Money This Weekend

NORFOLK, VA - AUGUST 11: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) jokes with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) after announcing him as the
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The Romney campaign raised $3.5 million online in the 24 hours following the Paul Ryan announcement, according to spokeswoman Andrea Saul. Meanwhile, back in Chicago, Obama will appear at five fund-raisers; the events are expected to bring in a combined $6.4 million, making today one of the campaign’s most lucrative.

Both Camps Raised Lots of Money This Weekend