Romney surpasses Obama fundraising for third consecutive month
August 7 , 2012
Mitt Romney and his Republican party raised $101 million in July, surpassing President Barack Obama's fundraising total for the third successive month.
Obama and the Democrats raised $75 million.
Opinion polls suggest the presidential candidates are embroiled in a tight race, with Obama leading by a slight margin.
With exactly three months to go until the November polls, Obama could become the first sitting president to be outspent in the final leg of the campaign.