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** FILE ** Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, left, speaks as vice presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., watches during a campaign rally on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Romney has $55M cash advantage

With two weeks before election day, Mitt Romney's team has $55 million more than President Obama's in the bank, according to new filings detailing the campaigns and parties' fiscal standing as of October 1.With two weeks before election day, Mitt Romney's team has nearly 50 percent more in the bank than President Obama – an advantage of $55 million – according to new filings detailing the campaigns' and parties' fiscal standing as of October 1.

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at a campaign event at The Ohio State University Oval, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Pro-Obama super PAC to bring back Bain attacks

A super PAC that has spent more than $35 million to promote President Obama's re-election campaign is renewing its efforts to hit Republican challenger Mitt Romney over his time at Bain Capital, according to a memo released Saturday.

** FILE ** In this Sept. 25, 2009, file photo, Gwen Stefani, left, and Tony Kanal from the U.S. band No Doubt perform at the F1 Rocks concert in Singapore. (AP Photo/Joan Leong, file)

Obama bundlers brought $40M+ last quarter

At least $180 million of the money President Obama — and likely much more — has raised has been collected by 758 "bundlers" who collect money from wealthy friends and associates, and who the campaign closely monitors and honors for their efforts.

**FILE** Golf legend Jack Nicklaus (right) welcomes Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to the stage during a campaign rally on Sept. 26, 2012, in Westerville, Ohio. (Associated Press)

Romney doubles up Obama with biggest donors

GOP nominee Mitt Romney raised twice as much from wealthy donors giving $10,000 or more to a high-donor fund last month, records showed Friday, even though President Obama and the Democrats out-raised Mr. Romney and the Republicans overall for the month.