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Obama camp targets $750M for 2012 race

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 01:22

Jan. 17 - President Obama raised $68 million in Q4 2011 and more than $200 million for the full year, but Obama campaign manager Jim Messina isn't satisfied. Jeff Mason reports from The Trail.

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President Obama had a date dot governing from the White House here behind me but he also has a nice job raising funds for his reelection campaign. That's what he does that night in Chicago and cities all across the country. The and welcomes them and got to work. And not come from doors and make some phone calls and people reaching for that good good. You hold your heart I promise that things -- well. Obama's campaign and the Democratic National Committee -- 68 million dollars in the fourth quarter 2011. The campaign manager Jim Messina was not happy with that he's that it wasn't enough. And Obama volunteers and donors need to give them even more. The only way this thing works if each if you take a piece of this campaign and help build the best grassroots campaign in modern political history. That means giving now you give me as much as you can between now and when Barack Obama wins in November. The campaign raised more than 200 million dollars last year why they worry that they don't have enough money. Other goal is actually to have at least 750 million dollars in 2012. And -- they they need that talks that the unlimited amount of bonds that are coming into super pacs supporting the Republican side. So we'll see President Obama doing a lot more of a nice job raising money in the next coming weeks and months. This is Jeff Mason on the track.

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Obama camp targets $750M for 2012 race

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 01:22