Obama’s campaign seeks to surpass $200 mn

According to the report, Democrats raised 86 million dollars for the President’s reelection in the second quarter this year.

Last Updated: Dec 26, 2011, 16:02 PM IST

Washington: US President Barack Obama’s campaign has set a goal of raising 60 million dollars in the fourth quarter of the year, a Democratic official has said.
If it makes that goal, Obama’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee will have surpassed the 200 million dollars goal for 2011.
The Democrat official told a news channel that overall, the campaign seeks to raise more than 750 million dollars to boost Obama’s bid for a second term in the White House.

According to the report, Democrats raised 86 million dollars for the President’s reelection in the second quarter this year, after getting started in April.

Meanwhile, the official said that Obama, who is currently enjoying the holiday season in Hawaii with his family, is not expected to attend any fundraising events between now and the end of the year.

ANI