President Obama winning battle for small donors
Analysts cite enthusiasm factor
Attention directed at the mega-donations business titans are making in the race for the White House has eclipsed an equally critical aspect of the fund-raising war - courting the little guys. And in that boisterous battle of emails, celebrity-sponsored contests and on-line credit card charges, President Obama is clearly winning. While Obama has embraced grassroots fund-raising, Romney had relied on contributions from well-heeled donors to his campaign, and contributions from wealthy individuals and corporations to the super PACs backing his candidacy.