President Barack Obama told campaign donors Monday that “if the election were held today, I think it’d be close, but I think we’d win.” He said his opponents were “spending like nobody’s business” and that Democrats need substantial sums to counterpunch.
One would think that Obama and his White House would want to keep the name Solyndra as far from the headlines as possible. Yet, President Obama is rubbing elbows with key players in the Solyndra stimulus disaster at a high-priced fundraiser where donors paid $35,800-per-person.
President Obama’s re-election team is reaching out to potential donors after presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney raised more than $100 million in June.
President Barack Obama and his party together raised $60 million last month, his campaign reported Thursday.
His cash advantage threatened, President Barack Obama and his party are redoubling their fundraising efforts after robust hauls by Republican rival Mitt Romney and a slew of GOP-leaning super PACs that are raking in cash from the party faithful highly motivated to topple the Democrat.
President Barack Obama is acknowledging the obvious: The presidential contest is now a two-man race.