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Old 02-21-2012, 10:03 PM
 
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Priorities USA, the super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, hasnít exactly started the year off with a bang. It generated only $59,000 in January, much less than any of the super PACs backing Republican presidential candidates, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission.

By contrast, Winning Our Future, the super PAC supporting Newt Gingrich, garnered more than $11 million in January. Restore Our Future, the super PAC backing Mitt Romney, garnered $6.6 million. And Red White and Blue Fund, the super PAC favoring Rick Santorum, pulled in $2.1 million, Politico reports.

To be sure, until early this month, Obama refused to give his full blessing to Priorities USA, so it was essentially operating with one hand tied behind its back. But with Obama opponents more impassioned than Obama supporters at this point, it may be difficult for Priorities USA to match its Republican rivals in fundraising, even with Obamaís backing.
Read more on Newsmax.com: Obama Super PAC Raises Paltry $59K In January
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:04 PM
 
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I can see why Obama wasn't big on the Super PAC's...lol.
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:05 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Oh my.

Guess those big donors aren't opening their wallets just yet.
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:07 PM
 
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Obviously, nobody is giving because Oblama's re-election is a foregone conclusion....LOL.
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:17 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Don't underestimate him, his war chest ( minus PAC money) was at $240 million in mid-January. Romney, his super PAC has raised $36 million so far. If you want to beat Obama, then we have to keep the facts real.

Santorum's is paltry by comparison.

What you gotta ask yourself, no matter whose side you are on, is who is contributing all this money. And what will they get for it at whose expense?
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:20 PM
 
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.... ok.

is there a point you're trying to make with this post? You should be worrying about the Repubicans and their rapifly dwindling chance of senate, let alone presidency more than a superpac which Obama endorsed just this month which obviously raised nothing in January.

Nice try but back to the drawing board (or newsmax or drudge report)
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:21 PM
 
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Don't underestimate him, his war chest ( minus PAC money) was at $240 million in mid-January. Romney, his super PAC has raised $36 million so far. If you want to beat Obama, then we have to keep the facts real.

Santorum's is paltry by comparison.

What you gotta ask yourself, no matter whose side you are on, is who is contributing all this money. And what will they get for it at whose expense?
No matter how much funny money the unions and Soros pour into Oblama's re-election campaign, they can't make his record disappear.
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:47 PM
 
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Don't underestimate him, his war chest ( minus PAC money) was at $240 million in mid-January. Romney, his super PAC has raised $36 million so far. If you want to beat Obama, then we have to keep the facts real.

Santorum's is paltry by comparison.

What you gotta ask yourself, no matter whose side you are on, is who is contributing all this money. And what will they get for it at whose expense?


Nobody is underestimating the money the left will pour into getting Obama back in to finish us off, but this is sort of funny.
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:52 PM
 
Location: Charlotte
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Nobody is underestimating the money the left will pour into getting Obama back in to finish us off, but this is sort of funny.
Interesting. Celebrating the influence of a relative minority of super wealthy folks influencing a Presidential election.

Thinking for oneself requires so much energy these days, those commercials will suffice.
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:00 PM
 
Location: Old Mother Idaho
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Obama doesn't need a Super Pac, but he's not going to turn one away. Since he gets so much small contribution support, it's possible that Priorities USA will never grow as large as some of the other Super Pacs. All of them are just a legal way for billionaires to dump in millions

And everyone knows billionaires expect returns for their money. That's what made them billionaires in the first place. Obama raised about the same on his own in small donations during January as Romney's Super Pac raised among the high pockets.

Democrats put their money on their guy, not just talk-talk. That's one of the big party differences.
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