Politics & Government

Obama outpaces Clinton 3 to 1 in N.C. funds

North Carolinians voted with their wallets last month, giving Sen. Barack Obama nearly three times as much money as they gave his rival Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.

An analysis by the Charlotte Observer found that Obama raised more than $600,000 from North Carolinians in March, compared to just over $200,000 for Clinton.

Obama got a big boost from the Triangle, particularly donors in Durham and Chapel Hill.

He also tapped supporters of former N.C. Sen. John Edwards, who dropped his own presidential campaign in January.

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