Obama Fundraising Online

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Washington Post In Obama Fundraising, Signs of a Shift From Online to In- Person By Matthew Mosk Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, July 18, 2008; A06 Sen. Barack Obama reversed a three-month fundraising slide by raising $52 million in June, a monthly total that has been surpassed only by his own performance in February in the history of presidential campaigns, aides announced yesterday. The Democrat's June effort easily topped that of Republican Sen. John McCain , who announced earlier that he will report raising $22 million for the month. The two are now nearly even in remaining resources. When combined with money gathered by their national party committees, they both began July with just less than $100 million in the bank. Obama's campaign would not say how much of his total was raised from small donors who gave online, and official reports are not due to be filed until Sunday. But an examination of his campaign schedule -- which has been packed with high-dollar fundraising events -- would suggest that he relied less on Internet donors than he did in February, when he took in $55.4 million. That month, he raised $30 million in donations of less than $200. Donors contributing similar amounts gave $23.5 million in March, $19.3 million in April and $13.3 million in May, Federal Election Commission records show. The shift has been noticed by top Obama fundraisers, who have been busily planning the kind
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