Politics - CBSNews.com
Miami — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has raised a record $8.2 million in the first 24 hours after announcing his 2024 presidential campaign, as he barrels toward an expensive and combative primary led by former President Donald Trump.
The sum includes online donations and money raised by fundraisers at a gathering in Miami to dial for contributions, DeSantis' campaign confirmed. The breakdown of how much each method raised is unclear.
DeSantis' $8.2 million haul surpasses President Biden's first day fundraising of $6.3 million on day one of his 2020...