Freshman North Carolina Sen. John Edwards entered the race January 2,
2003. A millionaire who made his fortune as a trial lawyer, Edwards was one of two Southerners in the original crop of Democratic candidates. His campaign received a boost from his second-place finish in Iowa and his win in South Carolina. But he was never able to catch up to front-runner Sen. John Kerry and withdrew from the race on March 3, 2004, a day after failing to win a single race on Super Tuesday. Read full candidate profile >
The Democratic primary candidates have raised millions since officially filing
their campaigns with the FEC, but all fall short of matching President
Bush's hefty campaign chest. Click on the images to the right for more
details on how much each candidate has raised, spent and owes.