By the numbers

Sources: Federal Election Commission; Center for Responsive Politics, the Associated PressNovember 5, 2008 

ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE

Days since Obama announced his candidacy, as of Tuesday: 633

Days since McCain announced his candidacy: 559

WORDS

Presidential debates between Obama and McCain: 3

Total words spoken in those debates: Roughly 45,000

OBAMA CONTRIBUTIONS, AS OF OCT. 15

$641.5 million

OBAMA SPENDING, AS OF OCT. 15

$564 million

Media: $240 million

Travel: $39.5 million

Salaries and benefits: $46 million

Home Depot: More than $27,000 (for office supplies, staging, sound and lighting equipment)

Domino's Pizza: $900

Starbucks: $2,200

Einstein Bros. Bagels: $426

Dunkin' Donuts: $2,500

McCAIN CONTRIBUTIONS (WITH PUBLIC FINANCING)

$358 million

MCCAIN SPENDING, AS OF OCT. 15

$262 million

Media: $116 million

Travel: $20 million

Salaries and benefits: $20 million

Home Depot: $3,430

Domino's Pizza: $550

Starbucks: $1,810

Einstein Bros. Bagels: $87

Dunkin' Donuts: $1,010

LARGEST NONCONVENTION CROWD

At an Obama campaign event: More than 200,000

in Tiergarten Park in Berlin.

At a McCain campaign event: Estimated 23,000

at a rally in Fairfax, Va.

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