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Obama: The Billion Dollar Man

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Nearly two years ago, Barack Obama muscled his way into the top tier of presidential contenders by breaking fundraising records.

When the 2008 campaign books are closed, the Democratic president-elect will shatter another record by coming close to, or capturing, the title of the first billion-dollar candidate.

That's roughly how much the Obama finance team will have raised for his campaign, convention, transition and Jan. 20 Inauguration events.

Read the whole story at Politico