Warner Raises $2.5 Million for Senate Race In 1st Quarter

Mark WarnerMark WarnerPolicymakers face long road to financial technology regulation Liberal groups urge Schumer to reject Bayh for Banking gavel Why Yahoo's breach could turn the SEC into a cybersecurity tiger MORE, already the favorite to replace Sen. John Warner (R-Va.), raised $2.5 million in the first quarter for his race.

Mark Warner had raised $3.85 million before January for the Senate campaign. His likely general election challenger, former Gov. Jim Gilmore (R), raised just $751,322 before this quarter.

Warner, who took advice from MyDD's Jerome Armstrong when he was considering a 2008 presidential run, released a video to thank his supporters for donating to his campaign. Watch it below: