February 7th, 2008
12:40 PM ET
10 years ago

Clinton raises $4 million in day after Super Tuesday

 Clinton pulled in $4 million since Super Tuesday.

Clinton pulled in $4 million since Super Tuesday.

(CNN) - Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign announced Thursday it had raised $4 million online in the first 24 hours after the Super Tuesday contests.

"We are gratified for this tremendous outpouring of support," Clinton Campaign Internet Director Peter Daou said in a statement. “From over a million volunteer hours to millions of dollars in contributions from thousands of online donors across the country, Sen. Clinton's grassroots support is a key part of her campaign's success."

The campaign had set a goal of raising $3 million in the first three days after Super Tuesday and is now hoping to raise $6 million in that time period.

The news comes shortly after rival Barack Obama's campaign said it had raised $7.2 million in the first 36 hours after Super Tuesday.

Clinton's campaign attributed part of Obama's success to the newly available e-mail list of Sen. John Kerry, and MoveOn.org fundraising efforts. Kerry endorsed Obama last month and MoveOn.org said it was backing the Illinois senator just days before Super Tuesday.

MoveOn.org Executive Director Eli Pariser said his organization has raised $320,000 for Obama since last night, but that figure is not included in the fundraising numbers the Obama campaign has released.

"Our members have not finished giving and none of the contributions through our site have been added yet to the Obama campaign fundraising totals," he said. "We are thrilled we’ll be able to add to Senator Obama’s big day.”

- CNN Producer Alexander Mooney

soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. Randy G

    Even though most media has been very critical of Hillary Clinton, It only shows me that she can take anything thrown at her and stand up to it becuase Us Hillary Supporters, here in Florida, Just Love Her! I think just as the New York Giants defeated the Patriots, The New York Senator will win the nomination, choose a wise selection for a running mate(other than Sen. Obama he's not experienced or well known enough), and win in November. Praise God! America Needs Hillary! Thanks Wolf, for being fair with Hillary in the debates!

    February 7, 2008 03:26 pm at 3:26 pm |
  2. Manuel, Pearland, TX


    Those guys are more than a little wacky. I've tried to support some of their efforts in the past, but the wacky factor is too overwhelming.

    But hey they need to try to impose some relevance otherwise...otherwise they become irrelevant.

    February 7, 2008 03:34 pm at 3:34 pm |
  3. marjorie

    Hillary Clinton supporters are so fired up right now!! The Obama people have no idea what's coming their way. We refuse to sit back and allow this Pollyannobama candidate who is completely unqualified to run away with the Democratic nomination. Go Hillary 08!!! You're still our girl!!

    February 7, 2008 03:34 pm at 3:34 pm |
  4. HH

    She is still $1 million short to even out the loan she made to her campaign.

    February 7, 2008 03:34 pm at 3:34 pm |
  5. Troy-Boston

    somehow CNN had to twist this and make it about Obama. Enough! We read the Obama headline... stop shoving him down our throats.

    February 7, 2008 03:39 pm at 3:39 pm |
  6. kris_democrat

    Good News indeed...No matter how harsh things going on her way, she still manage to stand FIRST on her own then comes her supporters...she really is a TRUE leader on every sense of the word...She could stand ALONE that would make her way up to the White House...God Bless Us All...

    February 7, 2008 03:41 pm at 3:41 pm |
  7. Jay

    7 Million in 72 hours WOW! I will also contribute again to Hillary hoping she will even exceed that goal. Looks like Mrs. Clinton will still be able to take on the might y Obama machine now...lol

    February 7, 2008 03:41 pm at 3:41 pm |
  8. Sick

    Im so glad that they decided to give HRC some airtime about how much money she raised!! Maybe now the crying will stop...from her and her supporters!!!

    February 7, 2008 03:41 pm at 3:41 pm |
  9. Daniel Stevens

    We shall see who will win. I am glad to see this story. Perhaps we will stop hearing th incessant whining from Clinton supporters about meda bias.

    February 7, 2008 03:41 pm at 3:41 pm |
  10. 30%er

    didnt hillary once claim she was a founder of moveon.org ? I'm sure I read or saw that somewhere ?

    February 7, 2008 08:12 pm at 8:12 pm |
  11. jp/michigan

    Moveon.org is one of the special interest group supporting Obama. Along with Vote Hope and Power pac . That's where Obama gets his campaign contributions .

    February 8, 2008 10:43 am at 10:43 am |