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21 days to go:
Today’s Good News for Romney: Romney is reaping the benefits of his first knockout debate performance: Campaign spokeswoman Andrea Saul says that in the first two weeks of October, Romney raised more than $27 million in online donations, more than in any previous month. Before the debate, Romney raised $170 million total in September, almost matching Obama’s $181 million. Since then, Romney’s winning performance has encouraged small donors to pony up—and that influx of cash could go a long way in the final weeks before the election.
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