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Romney Raises $24 Million In 3 Months

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised $24 million during the last three months of 2011.

Romney's campaign announced the year's final fundraising numbers on Wednesday, a day after he won the New Hampshire primary. It's his best fundraising quarter of the primary campaign so far. The former Massachusetts governor has $19 million to use in upcoming primaries as he looks to become the GOP nominee.

The total means that Romney raised $56 million in 2011. He announced his candidacy in June. Romney, a multimillionaire, didn't make any personal contributions to the campaign. In 2008, he contributed more than $45 million of his own money. The announcement underscores Romney's huge financial advantage over the conservative rivals scrambling to beat him in South Carolina's Jan. 21 primary.

This program aired on January 11, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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