September 4th, 2008
08:08 PM ET
13 years ago

Palin speech pulls in $8 million - for Obama

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/09/04/art.money.gi.jpg caption="The Obama campaign is pulling in cash following Palin's speech. "](CNN) - Barack Obama's campaign says it has raised more than $8 million from over 130,000 donors following Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin's speech Wednesday night.

The campaign also says it is on track to raise $10 million before John McCain takes the podium at the Republican National Convention tonight.

soundoff (564 Responses)
  1. RDS

    I was one ....Yeah!

    September 4, 2008 05:19 pm at 5:19 pm |
  2. Michael

    HAHAHA, Keep Talkin Hockey Mom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    September 4, 2008 05:19 pm at 5:19 pm |
  3. Obama Supporter from FL

    Just please tell me it isn't all spent on campaign ads. I'm sick of them already and there are still MONTHS left...

    September 4, 2008 05:20 pm at 5:20 pm |
  4. Frank

    Still trying to buy the presidency, ha? Well, here is a news flash for you Obamanuts: It seems that not even Moma Oprah can buy it for you, LOL 😉 So fun watching DNC burn!

    September 4, 2008 05:20 pm at 5:20 pm |
  5. vw

    Risky and disaster candidate, WE EVEN DO NOT KNOW WHERE THIS COUNTRY WILL GO IF HE IS ELECTED....

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  6. Mike, TX

    I guess the foreign donors were up all night wiring funds to Obama.

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  7. Hockey Moms for Obama

    Where do I sign up – The GOP ticket is the laughing stock of the entire planet!

    **** Hockey Moms for OBAMA ********************

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  8. Bill Tampa

    Absolutely..this was one proud Obama contributor. No way we can let these fire and brimstone people run this country anymore.!!!!!

    Obama/Biden/08/12

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  9. Sylvia

    I gave money to Hillary and now ALL MY SUPPORT goes to McCain/Palin

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  10. barackobama4prez

    GO DEMOCRATS!

    OBAMA/BIDEN 2008-2016!

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  11. Terry, Butte, Mt

    lol.

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  12. NORA, FLORIDA

    Hmmm thanks CNN for this post because I was just reminded to go give my $100 donation. WTG DEMS!!!@

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  13. California Gold

    Waaaahooooooooo!

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  14. Typical White Person

    I guess the economy isn't so bad after all.

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  15. Aaron

    130,000 + 1

    September 4, 2008 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  16. Baze

    HAHHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! Great speech hockey mom, you successfully scared everyone to death HAHAHAHAHAHAHAH....*deep breath* HAHAHAHAHAHAH

    ONE NATION

    September 4, 2008 05:22 pm at 5:22 pm |
  17. Staci, LA

    I made a contribution this morning, and after reading more about Sarah Palin and then thinking about that Bush Speech she gave last night, I am going back to donate more. NOT THIS TIME!!

    September 4, 2008 05:22 pm at 5:22 pm |
  18. Matt CO

    WOW Way to hit it out of the park. . . . for us. Thanks Palin. Wont Keep you, I am sure you have several other pregnant teens to force into marriage. Phew at least by getting married as children their lives wont be ruined now. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    September 4, 2008 05:22 pm at 5:22 pm |
  19. John McShame, Obama Is Going to Tax You & Cindy, but Not Me & 95% Americans Making < $250,000/Yr

    the more you put Sarah Palina – an inexperienced beauty queen with bad family values on the campaign trail; the more money Obama raises!

    Go spin that one!

    September 4, 2008 05:22 pm at 5:22 pm |
  20. I really want to know

    I am sorry, what is the point trying to be made here?

    September 4, 2008 05:22 pm at 5:22 pm |
  21. Alex

    I donated $25 on Tuesday... it just doesn't seem right with Palin, Republicans think that this election is SNL.

    September 4, 2008 05:22 pm at 5:22 pm |
  22. ginger

    That's wonderful. Ain't nobody buyin this nonsense about Sara Palin.

    September 4, 2008 05:22 pm at 5:22 pm |
  23. Sue

    She's a gem alright.

    September 4, 2008 05:23 pm at 5:23 pm |
  24. Interesting

    Money can't buy me love. Can't buy me love.

    LOL!

    PUMA 2008!

    Still trying to make headlines. You got your resume & credentials rocked last night. Plus Biden and Clinton are on the record saying you don't have the qualifications to be commander in chief.

    LOL!

    September 4, 2008 05:23 pm at 5:23 pm |
  25. Nate Hussein

    .....and I just gave again!

    Obama / Biden '08
    Clinton / Sebelius '16

    September 4, 2008 05:23 pm at 5:23 pm |
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