Pro-Obama Super Pac Ahead in March

    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 20: U.S. President Barack Obama signs a proclamation to designate federal lands within the former Fort Ord as a national monument in the Oval Office of the White House April 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. According to the White House, Fort Ord, a former military base located on California’s Central Coast, is a world-class destination for hikers, mountain bikers, and outdoor enthusiasts who come to enjoy the area's history and scenic landscapes." (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

    The Obama fundraising lion roared in March, even in the GOP-dominated shadow land of super PACS. Pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action took in $2.5 million in March, nabbing its single largest donation from New York philanthropist Amy P. Goldman, who forked over $1 million to keep Obama in the White House. Democrats haven’t been as enthusiastic about super PACs as their Republican counterparts, but giving patterns in March may indicate that the tide will turn. Priorities USA brought in twice as much last month as American Crossroads, founded by Karl Rove.

    Read it at Los Angeles Times