Biden Raises More Money Than Trump for Second Straight Month

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Former vice president Joe Biden and his allies have raised more money than President Donald Trump for the second straight month. Biden and his allies raised more than $141 million. Trump and his supporters raised $131 million by comparison.

The Biden campaign reported bringing in $282 million in the last quarter.

“It’s clear that voters are looking for steady leadership, experience, empathy, compassion, and character — and they’ll find all of these qualities in Vice President Joe Biden,” wrote Biden campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon in an email to supporters.

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“Biden, who waged his successful primary battle against a historically large field of Democrats on a shoestring budget, is trying erase a fundraising gap ahead of his Nov. 3 election with Trump,” reported Reuters, observing that the president has been a “prodigious fundraiser” who built an “early war chest” in preparation for reelection. The Trump campaign reported having $295 million in cash on hand.

The Biden campaign has been growing its base of small donors. The average online donation last month was $34.