Amid President Obama’s attempt to spark a tough start to his reelection campaign, top Democrats want him to move away from the “the economy isn’t as bad as you think it is” message that is resonating with voters like a submarine with screen doors.

While most of the headlines in the campaign will focus on issues and gaffes, the underlying battle over campaign fundraising is likely to have just as much, if not more of an impact. The frenetic battle to collect cash is in full bloom, and Mitt Romney out-raised the President last month. Cash flow was one of the many advantages Obama enjoyed in 2008, and Romney is going to do everything he can to change that.

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