For the first time Mitt Romney got the upper hand over President Barack Obama by raising nearly $17 million more than the President in the month of May. The Republican nominee raised $ 76.8 million in May for his campaign while Obama has raised roughly $60 million.
The month prior to May, Romney was close to the fund raised by President Obama. In April, Romney had raised $40 million while President Obama raised $44 million. Kiran Kidwai, International Desk – NMTV