Santorum raises $1 million in past 24 hours; website sees boost after wins
February 9th, 2012
12:00 PM ET
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Santorum raises $1 million in past 24 hours; website sees boost after wins

UPDATE 9:58 p.m. ET: Rick Santorum's campaign confirmed Wednesday they raised $1 million in the past 24 hours, with $800,000 coming from online donations.

Santorum will be a guest on CNN's "John King, USA" at 6 p.m. ET Thursday.

(CNN) - The day after winning big in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado, Rick Santorum’s campaign said they received an overwhelming response online, at one point seeing their website crash because of high volume.

A source with the campaign said Santorum’s website received twice as much traffic Wednesday as the day following the Iowa caucuses, which Santorum ultimately won.

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Santorum wasn’t declared the winner of Iowa’s caucuses until several days after the contest, but his showing the state exceeded many political observers’ expectations.

The campaign also saw three times the number of donations it received on the day after Iowa. The source didn’t give a dollar figure for the amount raised Wednesday, and wasn’t sure if that information would be released.

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soundoff (52 Responses)
  1. Ferret out the B.S.

    I have no problem with people that are religeous and want to worship God or God(s) or even Dog, but don't force me to think the same as you. This country allows us the freedom to choose and the right wingers would like to take that away because of fear that the society is going to hell. The field of GOP candidates represent taking away rights that have been won because of free thinking and forward looking leaders. A vote for Santorum, Romney, Gengreich, or Paul is a vote for regression.

    February 9, 2012 01:51 pm at 1:51 pm |
  2. Sirned

    I thought the Tea Party was all about too much spending and Government in our lives...Guess not. They really want a theocracy...

    February 9, 2012 01:51 pm at 1:51 pm |
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