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Sanders Claims $42 Million Haul in February, About Double Previous Month

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses a rally at Colorado State University's Molby Areana in Ft. Collins, Colorado, on Feb. 28, 2016.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses a rally at Colorado State University's Molby Areana in Ft. Collins, Colorado, on Feb. 28, 2016.

Photographer: JASON CONNOLLY/AFP/Getty Images
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders raised $42 million in February, his campaign said Tuesday.

The Vermont senator, who has set grassroots fundraising records this cycle, raised $21.3 million in January, compared to $14.9 million raised by the party's front-runner, Hillary Clinton. The leading Republican fundraiser in January, Ted Cruz, took in $7.6 million.