Republican Raises Stunning $3 Million Online in Less Than 24 Hours
By Z. BYRON WOLF
Nov. 5, 2007
Mark it down: A landmark moment entered the annals of political fundraising Nov. 5, 2007.
If Texas Republican Ron Paul's Web site fundraising meter is to be believed, the Libertarian candidate, who has lagged in the polls but raised as much money as top-tier candidates, passed $3 million in online fundraising in less than 24 hours.
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