President Obama's campaign said Saturday it was on the cusp of raising $1 billion for the 2012 election after posting its strongest fundraising month of the year. The Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee raised $181 million last month. Mitt Romney has not yet announced his fundraising totals. The September haul caps a turnaround in Obama's financial status since May. He fell behind his Republican opponent in monthly fundraising through July. WASHINGTON POST
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