NOW Today: Obama’s big money

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New numbers out this morning from President Obama’s re-election campaign.

The campaign announced that it raised over $60 million last month, with more than 572,000 people donated to the campaign, 147,000 of which were giving for the first time. (That’s up from $46.3M in April).  98% of the donations received in May were less than $250, driving the average donation down to $54.94.

The May numbers mark the best haul for the Obama campaign to date - and it included the successful fundraiser hosted by George Clooney in Los Angeles.

More on the Romney numbers when we get them.

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Ari Melber, The Nation/msnbc Contributor (@arimelber)

Kasie Hunt, The Associated Press (@kasie)

Jodi Kantor, The New York Times (@jodikantor)

Sam Stein, The Huffington Post (@samsteinhp)

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Massimo Calabresi, TIME

Carl Cannon, Washington Editor, RealClearPolitics (@carlcannon)

 

 

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