Dems Battle for Dollars and Delegates

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In an intense Democratic race for the White House, Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton continue their battle, not only for delegates, but also for money.

Sen. Obama has raised more than $7 million since Super Tuesday, while Sen. Clinton reported $6 million in the same two-day period.

Clinton also recently loaned her campaign $5 million of her own money to keep up with Obama. And some of Clinton's senior campaign staffers offered to work without pay.

She said, however, the loan and salary offers were "not at all" a sign of financial difficulties.

Clinton and Obama raised $100 million last year and sped through at least $80 million.

In January, Obama raised some $32 million to Clinton's $13.5 million, leaving her to play catch up this month.

Aware of her opponent's growing strength, Clinton challenged Obama to five debates in March. Obama, however, has his eyes elsewhere.

"We'll have some debates," Obama promised. But first, he said, "I've got to spend time with voters."

Looking ahead, Clinton said she remained confident her campaign will be "fine" on finances.

"By the end of the week, we'll be back on track," she told ABC.

Meanwhile, Obama is focused on reaching states in upcoming primaries where his opponent is more well-known.

Sources: CBN News, The Associated Press

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