Maybe you remember -- it seems like only about three weeks ago -- former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was flying back and forth across the country in a last-minute bid to score well in the Super Tuesday Republican primary voting.
And, sure enough, after a disappointing showing that day, he quit. Soon after, he endorsed Sen. John McCain.
But while Romney was talking to reporters before that Tuesday, someone asked how much of his personal fortune he was willing to invest in the campaign. Romney said that he and his wife of 38 years, Ann, had indeed set a limit. But he wouldn't say what it was.
Now we know: $42.3 million.
That works out to about $150,000 of his own money for every convention delegate Romney won. He also spent $55.7 million of other people's money on his campaign. A total of $98 million.
Those are some of the figures mined from the latest campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. Other interesting financial tidbits: