President Barack Obama greets people during a campaign stop at Florida Institute of Technology's Charles and Ruth Clemente Center in Melbourne, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 9. President Barack Obama squeaked out a fundraising victory over Mitt Romney in August.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gives a thumbs-up as he leaves his campaign office in Boston on Saturday, Sept. 8.
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President Barack Obama squeaked out a fundraising victory over Mitt Romney in August as the candidates gear up for the final stretch of their closely contested campaign. Obama raised more than $114 million in August, while Romney brought in a little more than $111 million, according to numbers released early Monday by the rival campaigns.