Bernie Sanders raises $44 million in March

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders raised $44 million in March, surpassing his record-breaking February haul as his campaign readies for a round of expensive primary fights this month.

The March numbers bring Sanders’ total fundraising during the first quarter of the year to nearly $109 million. More than 97% of that money was raised online, campaign officials said in a new release.

“Working people standing together are going to propel this campaign to the Democratic nomination and then the White House,” Sanders said in the statement.  Read More