Published: Oct 05, 2011 6:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul says he raised $8 million in the last three months.
    
The Texas congressman said Wednesday that his campaign will report that sum when it files its fundraising report with the Federal Election Commission later this month. Paul also says his campaign has more than 100,000 donors.
    
Paul says "we are very pleased with that" and called his effort "pretty sound numbers."
    
Paul raised $4.5 million during the first fundraising quarter of his campaign.

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