The GOP presidential campaign of Mitt Romney spent more than it raised by about 3 to 1 in January, a burn rate that raises questions about the candidate's ability to sustain that level of spending in contests to come.
NASA launches a rocket to calculate how much fuel it needs to make it into orbit known as the -- Presidential contenders have the same problem even front runners need to make sure they don't burn through their -- They'll fall short of the nomination on the spot on the freeway and Newt Gingrich and rigs are breathing down his. Romney spent nearly nineteen million dollars in January. -- a negative TV ads aimed at his rivals. It's a credit run these refueling efforts go to his campaign raised six point five million dollars in January more than any other GOP candidates. But that was only a third of what he spent. Story was much the same super -- -- allows wealthy donors to give an unlimited amounts. That group of restore our future is -- thirteen point nine million dollars mostly on attack ads that only raised about half as much. In comparison game. Spent five point nine million dollars. Only a little more than a variety Rick Santorum is four point five billion dollars spent 3.3 million. The run campaigns as -- plans are on track. It's still as seven point seven million dollars in the bank from the pro Romney super actor's sixteen million dollars in the -- We'll watch the burn rate could affect Romney's ability to compete down the road is many of his donors have already given the maximum allowed by law. He might have to dig into his own pockets he didn't 2008. The burn rate gets out of hand. I'm in solid on the trails.