Texas Congressman Ron Paul raised $8 million in the third quarter with 100,000 donors, his campaign confirms to NBC News.
Paul has now announced the news -- at his speech at the National Press Club in Washington, NBC's Carrie Dann reports.
Paul raised $4.5 million in the second quarter.
Paul has a devoted following that has bolstered his fundraising this cycle and in 2007-2008. In the latest NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll, Paul was third with 9% behind Rick Perry and Mitt Romney.