Hillary’s Fundraising Numbers

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I brought you Obama’s numbers yesterday, so here are Hillary’s.

In comparison to Obama’s 93,000 new donors this third quarter of 2007, Clinton had 100,000.

In comparison to Obama’s $20 million raised, Clinton raised $27 million. (Just FYI, John Edwards raised $7 million. Richardson raised $5.2 million.)

Clinton’s the frontrunner, all right. Overall, she’s raised $90 million to Obama’s $80 million. What on earth are they going to do with all that money?

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

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Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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