Crist fundraising falls off

As Marco Rubio's fundraising takes off, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has seen his numbers fall precipitously.

Crist's campaign just released its figures for the first three months of 2010. He raised $1.1 million (compared to Rubio's gigantic $3.6 million, which he announced earlier this week) and wasn't able to bank any of it, with his cash on hand remaining at about $7.5 million.

The numbers reveal just how the game has changed in the Senate primary. Crist raised $4.3 million in his initial quarter of fundraising and has seen his numbers drop off steadily since then, to $2.4 million and then $2 million in the last two quarters. Rubio, meanwhile, has seen his fundraising skyrocket as he has overtaken Crist in the polls. Rubio's total have gone up from under $350,000 in his first two quarters to the huge sum he announced earlier this week.

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