Hillary Clinton has easily set a fundraising record, pulling in $26 million between January and March. The Clinton campaign would not publicly say how much of the money it plans to save for the general election. A number of pundits have predicted this will be the most expensive election in American history.
AP via Yahoo!:
Clinton’s campaign manager, Patty Solis Doyle, told reporters she was “completely overwhelmed and grateful” by the support.
By not breaking down the amount available for the primaries, the Clinton camp made it impossible to make clear comparisons to past campaigns.
Most of the top tier candidates in the Republican and Democratic fields for 2008 are raising money for the primaries and the general election. The general election money can only be spent if the candidate wins the nomination.