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Obama August fundraising figures show the president ended the month with $88.8 million.
Things aren't going Mitt Romney's way lately, and new August fundraising figures aren't much comfort.
Reports filed Thursday night by both campaigns show President Barack Obama raked in $84.7 million last month compared to Romney's $66 million, The Hill reported.
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Obama ended August with $88.8 million on hand, while the Romney campaign had just $50.4 million. The Romney figure includes $15 million in loans that must be repaid, so he actually entered the month with access to less money, according to National Public Radio.
Romney had been a fundraising juggernaut most of the summer, outpacing Obama in most categories.
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But several missteps have plagued the campaign in recent weeks, among them a leaked video from a fundraiser in May in which Romney slams Obama supporters as victims dependent upon the government.
One bright spot for Romney: the Republican National Committee has far more cash on hand than the Democratic National Committee, according to The Huffington Post.
Combined, Romney and the RNC currently hold a $127 million advantage over Obama and the DNC's $96 million.