Obama outraises Romney in Minnesota - Bring Me The News

Obama outraises Romney in Minnesota

Since April 2011, President Barack Obama has raised $2.2 million from donors in the state – less than 1 percent of the $255 million Obama's campaign has raised throughout the nation, according to recently filed reports. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised $401,000 in Minnesota during the same period of time. Romney has raised $120 million total nationally.
Author:
Publish date:

Since April 2011, President Barack Obama has raised $2.2 million from donors in the state – less than 1 percent of the $255 million Obama's campaign has raised throughout the nation, according to recently filed reports. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised $401,000 in Minnesota during the same period of time. Romney has raised $120 million total nationally.

Next Up

Related

Poll: Romney slashes Obama's lead in Minnesota

Mitt Romney has halved President Barack Obama's lead in Minnesota, further evidence that the presumptive Republican nominee is outperforming expectations in the Upper Midwest. The president now leads Romney 46 to 40 percent, The Hill reports.

Obama hauls in $1.8 million in Minnesota

According to a pool report, President Barack Obama raised as much as $1.8 million at three fundraisers during a Friday visit to the Twin Cities area. Obama held the events at the Bachelor Farmer restaurant in downtown Minneapolis, which is owned by Gov. Mark Dayton's two sons.

Romney narrows Obama's lead in Minnesota

A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll among 800 likely Minnesota voters shows the presidential race for the state's 10 electoral votes is getting closer, with President Barack Obama drawing 47 percent to Romney's 44 percent. With just over a week before the election, the president's 3-point lead is within the poll's margin of error. In September, Obama held an 8-percentage point lead over his Republican challenger in the Minnesota Poll.

Romney to launch TV ads in Minnesota

Republican Mitt Romney will begin running TV ads in Minnesota this weekend, with just over a week to go before the election, the Associated Press reports. Recent polls showed President Barack Obama with a solid lead in the state that has not voted for a Republican president since Richard Nixon in 1972.

Joe Biden

Biden, Romney visit, but Minnesota not a battleground state yet

Vice President Joe Biden will campaign in Minneapolis and Rochester on Tuesday, and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in the Lake Minnetonka area for a fundraiser on Thursday. Larry Jacobs of the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute says Minnesota is still likely to go for Obama-Biden, and it is not a toss-up state at the moment, although Minnesota GOP chairman Pat Shortridge disagrees.

Pawlenty: Obama did nothing, except kill bin Laden

President Barack Obama doesn't have much to brag about given a thin record of accomplishments, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says. Pawlenty is stumping for Mitt Romney and waiting to hear if Romney has chosen him as a running mate. Meanwhile, the Obama campaign is taking shots at potential Romney VPs, saying Pawlenty is a fee-raiser who made life tough for Minnesotans.