USA Today: Ron Paul to weigh presidential bid after 'money bomb'Submitted by celeste on Mon, 02/21/2011 - 16:30
Rep. Ron Paul, the libertarian-thinking Republican, is marking Presidents Day with a "money bomb."
Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, is raising campaign money on Presidents Day. CAPTIONBy Alex Brandon, APThe Texan is trying to raise campaign cash before he decides whether to run for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012. A note announcing the fundraising campaign on Facebook states Paul will announce his official candidacy for the White House "if we show him enough support."
As of 2 p.m. ET, Paul raised more than $414,000 through Liberty PAC, his political action committee. Paul hailed George Washington as a "freedom fighter" and one of the country's greatest presidents in a message to supporters on Liberty PAC