Ya conocemos las cifras de recaudación de Rudy Giuliani. 11 millones de dólares. Sólo un millón más que su inmediato perseguidor, Mitt Romney. Aunque este último ha añadido unos 8 millones más de su cuenta corriente. Visto así, parece que los más de 9 millones recaudados por Fred Thompson no eran tan pocos como en un principio parecía.
(...) Front-running Republicans Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney outpaced the rest of the GOP presidential field in summer campaign fundraising, but newcomer Fred Thompson was hot on their heels.
Giuliani raised more than $11 million for the presidential race in the July-September quarter, $10.5 million of it available for the primaries. Romney raised $10 million and tapped his personal fortune to pump in an additional $8.5 million.
Thompson, the former Tennessee senator and Law & Order actor, raised $9.3 million in the quarter. He joined the race only last month but had been raising money throughout the three-month period.
Giuliani's income left him with $16 million cash on hand, aides said Thursday. Of that, about $12 million is available for the primaries. Romney had $9 million on hand to compete for the Republican nomination. Thompson had $7 million in the bank. All of Romney's and Thompson's money is available for the primaries. (...)