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Romney Holds Telethon to Raise Funds for Presidential Campaign

Romney Holds Telethon to Raise Funds for Presidential Campaign



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(KSL News) Mitt Romney is using the television to raise money for his Presidential campaign.

The former Massachusetts governor held the "National Call Day" event at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Romney Holds Telethon to Raise Funds for Presidential Campaign

Romney and several colleagues aimed to raise as much money as possible in a matter of hours. The conservative Republican says he has what it takes to lead the nation.

Mitt Romney (R), Candidate for President: "For me, the new American dream that we have to build is a dream with strong families, great schools, health care people know they can afford have with them throughout their life. A safe and prosperous nation."

Among those helping with today's telethon was Utah's Lieutenant Governor Gary Herbert.

Political observers say Romney will need to raise more than 25 million dollars in the next three months if he hopes to get any kind of campaign off the ground.

Governor Jon Huntsman did not travel to Boston. He's put his support behind Arizona Senator John McCain.

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