Pro-Romney Super-Pac out raises Obama group 3-1

Don't worry. There are still plenty of rich people who support the president. Most of them are giving directly to his campaign rather than to his Super-Pac. As a result, Obama big donor money is down from 2008. But Mitt Romney's Super-Pac is having no such problem. CBS: As the presidential campaign turned toward the general election last month, the super PAC supporting Mitt Romney raised three times more money than the super PAC supporting Barack Obama. But the president's campaign committee ended the first quarter of 2012 with ten times the cash on hand as the Republican challenger's. During March, the pro-Mitt Romney super PAC raised $8.7 million and spent $12.7 million, according to its required monthly fundraising report with the Federal Election Commission. Some of its biggest givers were a Koch brother, investor Charles Schwab, tycoon Harold Simmons, and the hotel-running Marriott brothers. Restore Our Future bumped up its donations by $2 million compared to the month before,...(Read Full Post)