April 3rd, 2008
03:37 PM ET
10 years ago

Clinton raises $20 million in March

(CNN) - Six hours after senior advisers to Hillary Clinton told reporters her March fundraising total would not be released until later this month, campaign sources tell CNN her campaign raised $20 million during that time period - about half of what rival Barack Obama took in for the month.

Filed under: Hillary Clinton
soundoff (238 Responses)
  1. PA

    She should use that money to pay the people she owes money to.
    Where are her tax returns??????????

    April 3, 2008 03:44 pm at 3:44 pm |
  2. Greg, NY

    Didn't they say they'd release her figures in two weeks? What happened, feeling the pressure? lol

    April 3, 2008 03:45 pm at 3:45 pm |
  3. gerard morei

    She raises that money with regular hard working people, Obama raises the same amount of money with 3 people including Ophra.
    Hillary Clinton for President 2008 all the way !!!!!!!!!

    April 3, 2008 03:45 pm at 3:45 pm |
  4. stefanie

    Wow, it's sad when raising $20 million is considered crummy.

    I wonder how much McCain raised. But we won't hear about this in the media. The MSM love McCain too much to point out his flaws.

    April 3, 2008 03:46 pm at 3:46 pm |
  5. Scott

    Nice man! I think Mr Jimmy has been quite mean spirited these past 8 years. Whether you like Bush or not. An ex -President should know when to shut his mouth. Loser. Maybe that goes for Bill as well but don't call Carter a saint. I don't see the other ex-presidents saying anything bad about him. Maybe that's because – who cares?

    April 3, 2008 03:46 pm at 3:46 pm |
  6. Farrell, Houston, Tx

    Hillary will continue to raise less money until she releases those tax records that elite group that holding out won't release any funding. Hillary knows this, why does she continue holding out.

    April 3, 2008 03:47 pm at 3:47 pm |
  7. Moneytalks

    Thats because she's half as honest, half as courageous and half as moral as O.

    Go for it O

    April 3, 2008 03:47 pm at 3:47 pm |
  8. Celia Ann

    ??? Didn't she say that they would release the figures on April 20th?

    They are too darned wishy-washy!!! What the heck is going on in their management offices? Is this what they would do if they were in charge of EVERYTHING????

    April 3, 2008 03:47 pm at 3:47 pm |
  9. Independent-woman-voter-for-Obama

    Good for Sen. Obama! Everyone wants to back a winner and the candidate of CHANGE!

    April 3, 2008 03:47 pm at 3:47 pm |
  10. Dave in Illinois


    Here's the question I have. How much of that is actually for the primary and how much is for the general election?

    I imagine it may not be enough to cover outstanding debt and her loan to the campaign.

    Aye Carumba!

    I think the fat lady is starting to warm up for the "mi mi mi mi me".

    This show is about over.

    April 3, 2008 03:47 pm at 3:47 pm |
  11. Ken

    Hope there is enough for health insurance for her campaign workers now. I would hate to see them go another 3 months without coverage.

    April 3, 2008 03:48 pm at 3:48 pm |
  12. Ross in MD

    Q: Can we raise twice as much money as Hillary Clinton?
    A: Yes We Can!

    April 3, 2008 03:48 pm at 3:48 pm |
  13. SBvoter

    IF WE ALL DO IT TODAY, his money won't matter in Penn.
    Sorry Obama all the money in the world can't buy you voters in Penn.
    they're not that stupid

    April 3, 2008 03:48 pm at 3:48 pm |
  14. moses,Ca.

    will it carry her all the way...

    April 3, 2008 03:48 pm at 3:48 pm |
  15. Jake, California

    What's happening with Hillary. I thought we were waiting for Tax deadline of April 15 before releasing how much she raised in March!

    Can you see how self-destructive Hillary is? I am an Obama supporter but I just fell bad for her each day that she does these rediculous things.

    April 3, 2008 03:48 pm at 3:48 pm |
  16. KJ, CA

    There is a reason that Barack Obama has raised more money than Hillary Clinton – more people support him and he hasn't exhausted his donor base, it just keeps growing and growing like his support.

    April 3, 2008 03:50 pm at 3:50 pm |
  17. Steve

    Like rats from a sinking ship people are leaving Mrs. Clinton and it shows; not only in the faces, but in the dollars. She's acting like the angry wife in a bitter divorce. Not pretty.

    April 3, 2008 03:50 pm at 3:50 pm |
  18. andrew rubio

    obama is winning from all angle money, delegate and popular vote. i like Hillary but please stop making remark that Obama can not win that divisive. we are all democrats. let act like one

    April 3, 2008 03:51 pm at 3:51 pm |
  19. Susan, TX

    That's it, she would not have enough money to campaign against McCain. But, Obama can and he will win this nomination.

    April 3, 2008 03:51 pm at 3:51 pm |
  20. bizu

    Few more days to go to see the tax returns.

    April 3, 2008 03:51 pm at 3:51 pm |
  21. John

    By the time they release the official numbers, it'll be probably be half of that. But everyone will forget by then.

    The Clinton camp actually did this about a year ago. Aback in Feb of 07 they claimed to rake in $6.3 million in a single day. Later when they released the official numbers 3 months later, it turned out to be closer to $2 million. But no one in the media confronted them about it....

    April 3, 2008 03:52 pm at 3:52 pm |
  22. california


    April 3, 2008 03:52 pm at 3:52 pm |
  23. Greensboro - former Clinton supporter

    Tsk! Tsk! I am not surprised with all of the lies she tells. It sounds like people are starting to see through her. Try these additional lies for size:

    1) HIllary claims she was named after Sir Edmund Hillary, who scaled Mount Everest . . .NOT!

    2) Hillary claims Chelsea was jogging around the World Trade Ctr on 9/11. In fact, Chelsea was watching everything on TV.

    3) Hillary claims that she started the Children's Health Insurance program. NEVER INVOLVED!

    4) When running for N.Y. Senate, she claimed she has always been a Yankies fan. Too hilarious!

    I have lost respect for the Clinton's. Sorry Hill-billies!

    April 3, 2008 03:52 pm at 3:52 pm |
  24. Southerner For Obama

    I now can see why the Hillary Camp did not want to announce the amount they have raised on the same line/day as the Obama Camp. People can too easily do the math, side by side. Sounds like the donor money is drying up and out of the money raised, they still have outstanding debts from the previous two months. Hmmmmm


    April 3, 2008 03:52 pm at 3:52 pm |
  25. Madison , PA

    That fine. You don't need more because you have enough ,; you don't paye taxes and your campagn can always borrow money from you...

    April 3, 2008 03:52 pm at 3:52 pm |
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