Pro-Mitt Romney group raises $12 million

By Jack Gillum

Associated Press

Published: Monday, Aug. 1 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT

WASHINGTON — A new "super" political action committee supportive of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has raised more than $12 million.

Federal documents released this week reveal that donations to the Restore Our Future PAC include big-dollar checks from hotel mogul J.W. Marriott and hedge fund manager John Paulson.

Restore Our Future's 89 contributions — nearly all of them $5,000 or greater — from the first six months of this year are aimed to help Romney's 2012 White House run.

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