Presidential hopefuls Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama raised about $10 million from lawyers and law firms during the summer months, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. McCain, whose campaign has lagged behind in donations from the legal industry, witnessed a 60 percent jump -- $3 million -- in fundraising from lawyers and law firms from the start of May through the end of July. During the same period, Obama raised an additional $7 million from lawyers and law firms, up 38 percent.
McCain's Law-Related Fundraising Jumps 60 Percent; Obama Up 38 Percent
The National Law Journal
September 12, 2008