Mitt’s Super PAC Spent $14M

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at the Livonia Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Farmington Hills, Mich., Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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    More money, more problems. The Mitt Romney super PAC Restore Our Future spent $14 million on ads in a three-state blitz in January, according to campaign reports. Most of the money was for attack ads on other opponents. Though Romney had a shaky January—losing South Carolina to Newt Gingrich—the super PAC has raised $7 million in the first month of the year, bringing its funds to more than $16 million at the start of February. Most of the money came from 25 people making donations between $100,000 and $500,000. But will it be enough to pound the Santorum surge in the coming Super Tuesday? Well, as of now, he’s still lagging behind Rick in Michigan.

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