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Obama, DNC raise $68M in final 3 months of 2011

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WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- New figures, released Thursday morning, show President Barack Obama's campaign has raised more than $68 million combined for his re-election and the Democratic Party during the final three months of 2011.

Obama campaign manager Jim Messina announced the figures in a video to supporters.

Campaign officials had hoped to set the stage for the 2012 campaign by raise at least $60 million combined during the fundraising quarter.

Combined, Obama's campaign and the DNC raised more than $220 million in 2011.

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