Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama held dueling fundraisers in New York this weekend.

As Hotline's Erin McPike notes, Obama came in second:

Romney headlined an event at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on May 12 that raised $1.5M for his Free and Strong America PAC.

By contrast, Obama's appearance at the St. Regis Hotel on May 13 raked in a lesser $1.3 million for the DCCC.

In fairness to Obama, he did not accept PAC money at his fundraiser. Nevertheless....