1. Big Money

    Obama Raises $43.6M in April

    Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP Photo

    The Obama campaign is out with a new video in which manager Jim Messina touts the president’s recent fundraising accomplishments, like taking in $43.6 million in the month of April, as outside groups pour millions into Romney’s campaign. While April’s large loot was less than Obama raised in March, he’s still been able to fundraise more successfully than Romney, and that’s not including big fundraisers like the one at George Clooney’s house last week or the recent uptick in gay donors since his endorsement of same-sex marriage. 

    Read it at The New York Times