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Fundraising gluttony: Dash for cash by Obama and Romney comes at a cost in time and focus
WASHINGTON (AP) ' Fundraising gluttony is in. Can a political stomach ache be far behind?
President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are on an unprecedented fundraising binge that shows no sign of ending. Add the eye-popping sums being spent by super PACs siding with one side or the other and it's by far the most expensive presidential election in history.
Can this all-out dash for cash be good for America?
The man behind Howard Dean's campaign in 2004, Joe Trippi, says there's a reason all these people give all this money ' they want things.
Former Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele says that all the angst about money in politics is wasted energy because it will always be there, one way or the other.