LAUNCH EFFECT

Money Man: Obama Raises $44 Million in May

President Barack Obama raised a combined $43.6 million in April for his campaign and the Democratic Party as he faces a unifying Republican effort around Mitt Romney for the White House.

Obama’s April fundraising haul fell short of the $53 million he raised in March. That’s as his campaign said more than 400,000 people contributed to the campaign last month, including 169,000 new donors.

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