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Candidates Raising Cash For 2010 Governor's Race

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Candidates in next year's Massachusetts gubernatorial race are wasting no time trying to scoop up campaign cash.

Republican Charles Baker has raised $24,325 - all of it collected on the final day of July, just days after he formally entered the race.

Fellow Republican candidate Christy Mihos also began fundraising in July and has raised $60,728 - including an initial donation to himself of $25,000.

Baker and Mihos have to work fast to close the fundraising gap with incumbent Patrick. By the end of July, Patrick had $585,414 in his account.

State Treasurer Timothy Cahill is also weighing a run for governor as an independent. Cahill ended July with a total campaign war chest of nearly $2.9 million.

This program aired on August 15, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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