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According to exit polls in New Hampshire by far the most important issue for voters.
Notes priced -- the economy more than six in -- said it was -- number one issue that was a bigger majority than those who said so in the Iowa Caucuses a week ago.
Romney won 46%.
Of those economy voters although Ron Paul -- -- on the question of the debt.
Nearly all voters in New Hampshire or 94%.
Said they were worried about the economy with two thirds saying they're just scrape and by.
Now that's in stark contrast to the candidates who by no means are just creeping by.
Mitt Romney's campaign announcing -- 24 million dollars in the last three months of 2011.
And that's the biggest fundraising quarter of the campaign so far bringing Romney is full year total to 56 million dollars.
Now even though he's worth up to 250 million dollars.
He didn't take in any of his own fortune unlike 2008 when he spent 45 million dollars of his own money.
Romney now has a huge financial advantage over his rivals going in the South Carolina and the South Carolina primary on the 21 of this month.
Ron Paul has -- just thirteen million in the fourth quarter -- Newt Gingrich -- nine million that's where most of that fund raising money is really going.
But the real money it's in the super -- they can raise as much money from whomever they -- and spend as much as they like.
And remember both sides liberal and conservative have super pacs.
Gingrich is super pac just got a five million dollar check from billionaire casino owner Sheldon adult -- We'll get a better idea of exactly how much the super pacs have raised and from -- When they filed -- numbers with the Federal Election Commission by January 31 deadline -- definitely cover that.
In South Carolina an estimated seven million dollars has already been spent on television ads they -- with the final tally expected to be upwards of twenty million dollars.
President Obama of course is -- -- primary fights he's the nominee for the Democrats which means he has spent almost all of his money on the general election.
He raise 750 million dollars last time around and this time it could be as much as a billion.
A billion dollars buys you lot of TV ads.
So while Americans continue to struggle these days candidates are spending millions and millions of dollars to get your vote.
And they wonder why critics say these politicians are out of touch.
That's what I think now I want to know what you think.
While celebrating a second place finish last night in New Hampshire Ron Paul proclaimed himself the clear -- only alternative to Mitt Romney for Republican voters.
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