Bring On The Cash!

While Bush and Kerry spar publicly, the real contest is happening behind the scenes as both sides figure out new ways to raise funds. Money still talks loudest for the G.O.P., but the Dems are getting

This is the time the Democrats have long dreaded, the scenario they knew they could not avoid. It is that moment in every Hollywood cliff-hanger when the star gets within sight of a happy ending, only to find another twist in the plot. Yes, they have produced a presumptive nominee for President, and he has risen dramatically in the polls against George W. Bush. But just as John Kerry is getting ready to enter the winner's circle, his bank account is depleted and he's just beginning to refill his coffers. Meanwhile, his opponent, who has spent only a quarter of what...

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