Nightly News | February 17, 2012
>>> we have news from the campaign trail. they have a big mess in maine. it was the scene of the last caucus just this past saturday. mitt romney won, ron paul was second. were those results really the results? not unlike iowa, it seems there might have been misplaced votes and the gop may have another primary embarrassment on its hands. the state party charm in maine said some precinct results my have gone to his e-mail spam folder . we learn today newt gingrich is getting more help. billionaire sheldon add ellison is giving the super pac $10 million in addition to the $10 million he and family members have given him. president obama is doing some campaigning of his own in wisconsin and washington state . tonight the president is wrapping up a fund-raising blitz across three states. six stops in 61 hours. based on what we know they are charging for tickets, collectively the obama campaign and dnc took in more than $8.5 million. the obama campaign announced today it and the dnc raised $29 million in just the month of january alone.