Romney's official June fundraising total: $106 million

We knew it was going to be over $100 million but the official word now is that Romney and the RNC raised a total of $106 million in June alone. President Obama hasn't released his fundraising totals yet but considering the fact that he was panicking last week about his cash, it will probably come in considerably short of that. Reuters: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised $106.1 million in June for his campaign and party, the campaign said on Monday, confirming a record fundraising month in the 2012 presidential campaign. Romney's campaign said it had $160 million left in cash on hand at the end of last month, turning up the heat on Democratic President Barack Obama, who will not likely enjoy the dramatic cash advantage he had in the 2008 campaign. Obama's campaign has yet to release its June numbers. "This month's fundraising is a statement from voters that they want a change of direction in Washington," Spencer Zwick, Romney's finance chief, said in...(Read Full Post)