Republican National Committee
Mitt Romney’s success in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in the costliest presidential race ever can be traced in part to a secretive data-mining project that sifts through Americans’ personal information — including their purchasing history and church attendance — to identify new and likely, wealthy donors, The Associated Press has learned.
Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee say their political money-raising machine netted more than $101 million last month.
President Barack Obama holds a cash advantage of more than 2-to-1 over Republican challenger Mitt Romney but the president’s money advantage is beginning to dwindle.
Mitt Romney’s Super Tuesday victories elicited a collective yawn from his party’s superdelegates.
Republicans took the offensive Tuesday and cast President Barack Obama as the culprit for the economy’s persistent frailty, hoping to shift the focus away from his State of the Union address’ theme of economic fairness.