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Internet fund raising for the Dem candidates

Tom Edsall has another report, As Money Flows to Kerry, Challengers Must Scrimp, in today's Washington Post. A couple of excerpts:

Victories on Tuesday night by Clark in Oklahoma and Edwards in South Carolina may not have persuaded high-dollar fundraisers who specialize in collecting $1,000 and $2,000 checks, but they did help both candidates with Internet fundraising. Clark's campaign said daily Internet contributions rose from $30,000 to $50,000 before Tuesday to more than $100,000 in the 24 hours since the Oklahoma results were announced.

... Kerry is still operating "hand to mouth," a fundraiser said, "but there is a lot more in each handful." In the two weeks since Kerry won the New Hampshire primary, his Internet fundraising has totaled $2.35 million, as much as he raised during the last three months of 2003.

Disclosure: I give legal advice to an independent group backing Gen. Clark.