02/18/2011 11:08 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

2012 Could Emerge The Year Of Billion-Dollar Campaigns

The 2012 presidential election is shaping up to be a multibillion-dollar contest. President Obama's re-election committee is expected to raise at least $1 billion, and Republicans have high hopes that their nominee will reach the 10-figure level as well.

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